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Definition of "customs" []

  • Plural form of custom. (noun)
  • The duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods. (noun)
  • The government department or agency that is authorised to collect the taxes imposed on imported goods. (noun)

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Use "customs" in a sentence
  • "The sweet customs which have housed our spiritual and social life, -- these are _customs_."
  • "He did not share her Norman proclivities, but looked back -- as the mass of his people did with him -- to the old Saxon laws of Alfred and of Athelstan, which he called the customs of his grandfather."
  • "I'm not sure about this, Maritsa, but if Timo decides to ship a bunch of clothing to Mexico, he could end up paying more in customs duties than the clothing is worth."