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Pronunciation of Levying: Learn how to pronounce Levying in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word levy:

verb (levies, levying, levied)
[with object]
1impose (a tax, fee, or fine):
a tax of two per cent was levied on all cargoes
impose a tax, fee, or fine on:
there will be powers to levy the owner
[no object] (levy on/upon) seize (property) to satisfy a legal judgement:
there were no goods to levy upon
2 archaic enlist (someone) for military service:
he sought to levy one man from each vill for service
begin to wage (war):
they then proceeded without further ceremony to levy war upon the king
noun (plural levies)
1an act of levying a tax, fee, or fine:
police forces receive 49 per cent of their funding via a levy on the rates
a tax raised by levying:
we all pay a fossil fuel levy in our electricity bills
a sum collected as a supplement to an existing subscription:
the trade-union political levy
an item or items of property seized to satisfy a legal judgement.
2 historical an act of enlisting troops:
Edward I and Edward II had made substantial use of the feudal levy for raising an army
(usually levies) a body of troops that have been enlisted:
lightly armed local levies


Middle English (as a noun): from Old French levee, feminine past participle of lever ‘raise’, from Latin levare, from levis ‘light’