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Oxford dictionary definition of the word excise:
[mass noun, usually as modifier]
a tax levied on certain goods and commodities produced or sold within a country and on licences granted for certain activities:
the rate of excise duty on spirits
[with object] (usually as adjective excised)
charge excise on (goods):
late 15th century (in the general sense ‘a tax or toll’): from Middle Dutch excijs, accijs, perhaps based on Latin accensare ‘to tax’, from ad- ‘to’ + census ‘tax’ (see census)
Unlike most verbs ending in -ise, excise cannot be spelled with an -ize ending.