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levy (verb), levies; levied; levying
1. Using a legal authority to demand and to collect a fine, a tax, etc.: The congress voted to levy an additional charge for imports.

The city is levying a new surcharge on cigarettes.

2. To seize property in accordance with a legal ruling: The court has levied the transfer of the company to a new manager.
To collect or to raise money by legal authority.
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