ad valorem

ad va·lo·rem
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad vuh-lawr-uh m, -lohr-]
    • /æd vəˈlɔr əm, -ˈloʊr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad vuh-lawr-uh m, -lohr-]
    • /æd vəˈlɔr əm, -ˈloʊr-/

Definitions of ad valorem words

  • adjective ad valorem (of taxes) in proportion to the estimated value of the goods taxed 3
  • noun ad valorem in proportion to the value 3
  • adjective ad valorem An ad valorem tax is charged at the estimated value of the goods being taxed. 3
  • adjective ad valorem from the Latin, meaning "according to value" 3
  • adverb ad valorem tax: according to value 1
  • adjective ad valorem Measured by or in proportion to value. 0

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ad valorem popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for ad valorem

adv ad valorem

  • to the tune of — a succession of musical sounds forming an air or melody, with or without the harmony accompanying it.

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