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Ad valoʹrem

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According to the price charged. Some custom - duties vary according to the different values of the goods imported. Thus, at one time teas paid duty ad valorem, the high-priced tea paying more duty than that of a lower price.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Acton
Actresses
Acu tetigisti
Acutiator
Ad Græcas Calendas. (Deferred)
Ad inquirendum
Ad libitum
Ad rem (Latin)
Ad unum omnes
Ad valorem
Ad vitam aut cuīpam
Adam
Adam
Adam Bell
Adam Cupid
Adam’s Ale
Adam’s Apple
Adam’s Needle
Adam’s Peak
Adam’s Profession