customs meaning

  • Customs is an authority or agency in a country responsible for collecting tariffs and for controlling the flow of goods, Each country has its own laws and regulations for the import and export of goods into and out of a country,
  • NounBFcustom
    1. plural of custom.
      1. The Ancient Egyptian culture had many distinctive and interesting beliefs and customs.
    2. (plural only) The duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods.
      1. Customs of £200 were due on all the wine we took back from France.
    3. (singular) The government department or agency that is authorised to collect the taxes imposed on imported goods.
      1. Customs has pulled us over on our way for an inspection.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • "We believe in car-pooling, but let's do it without restricting traffic. ..." Sam Snyder, 51, of Burke, who has been slugging to his job at the US Customs ....
      • In sheet mills the custom of two rollers working level-handed (dividing the pay evenly), instead of one roller working with a helper, has been increasing in recent years.
      • How can you speak with authority about their customs when you have never lived among them? ‎
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Custom Java apps and CU-SeeMe feeds will provide interaction with the battery of soigné psychics.

Meaning of customs for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "customs" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a pluralia tantum.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Noun forms
        • Noun plural forms
        • Pluralia tantum
      Difficultness: Level 1
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 5
      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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