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    levy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word levy

    Definition
    (noun) a charge imposed and collected Definition
    (noun) the act of drafting into military service
    Synonyms : levy en masse
    Definition
    (verb) impose and collect
    Synonyms : impose
    Example Sentence
    • levy a fine
    Definition
    (verb) cause to assemble or enlist in the military
    Synonyms : raise , recruit
    Example Sentence
    • raise an army
    • recruit new soldiers
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for levy

Traffic Police catches you breaking signal and says LE(le)+VY(Bhai) chalaan. chal tax de. So he LEVIED the tax on you

sounds like 'Navy' a branch of Army. Imagine you are 'Recruiting' new soldiers in Navy.

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A LEVER is used to apply force on an object. a LEVY is used to apply force through taxation, a fine, or military enlistment.

when you kill a kiwi(levy) bird ,you will be imposed with heavy amount of fine

I cannot LEVY this HEAVY LEVY=I cannot "Collect/Demand" this heavy "TAX"

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