Wordlist: Customs - List 1

 

1. Wordlist

 
  • customs
    • customs[ˈkʌstəmz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods; the government department or agency that is authorised to collect the taxes imposed on imported goods
    • Example:
      • We had to pay customs £200 on all the wine we took back from France.
  • customs officer
    • customs officer, customs officers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an officer enforcing customs laws
    • Example:
      • We got pulled over by the customs officers on our way back from France.
    • duty, duties[ˈdjuːti](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tax placed on imports or exports
    • Example:
      • You have to pay a duty on certain things.
  • smuggle
    • smuggle[ˈsmʌɡəl](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties
    • Example:
      • The two men were arrested for smuggling.
  • declare
    • declare[dɪˈklɛː](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make outstanding debts, e.g. taxes, payable; to announce something formally or officially
    • Example:
      • You have to declare the car if you want to take it back home.
  • duty-free shop
    • duty-free shop, duty-free shops(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a shop, especially at an airport, where goods may be purchased that are excluded from duty
    • Example:
      • We bought some bottles of wine at the duty-free shop.
    • duty-free(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • excluded from duty, especially from customs duty
    • Example:
      • Some things are duty-free.
  • passport
    • passport, passports[ˈpɑːspɔːt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an official document normally used for international journeys, which proves the identity and nationality of the person for whom it was issued
    • Example:
      • You will have to bring your passport to prove who you are.
      • Synonym(s):
        identification, ID
    • expired(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • that is no longer valid
    • Example:
      • Unfortunately I brought my expired passport instead of my new one.
      • Synonym(s):
        invalid
    • valid(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • acceptable or correct; not yet expired
    • Example:
      • Do not drive without a valid license.
      • Antonym(s):
        invalid
 

2. Vocabulary Trainer

 

Vocabulary trainer

 
What would you like displayed?
Which content would you like to enter?
 
 
 
 
 

3. Games

customs
duty
smuggle
declare
passport
expired
valid
 

     
       

      Guessed right:

         
         
         
        • Word and Definition

           
          Tries: 0

          expired
          that is no longer valid
          smuggle
          to import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties
          duty-free shop
          a shop, especially at an airport, where goods may be purchased that are excluded from duty
          passport
          an official document normally used for international journeys, which proves the identity and nationality of the person for whom it was issued
          declare
          to make outstanding debts, e.g. taxes, payable; to announce something formally or officially
          duty
          a tax placed on imports or exports
          customs officer
          an officer enforcing customs laws
          customs
          the duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods; the government department or agency that is authorised to collect the taxes imposed on imported goods
          valid
          acceptable or correct; not yet expired
          duty-free
          excluded from duty, especially from customs duty
           
           
           
        • Word and Image

           
          Tries: 0

          customs officer
          customs officer
          customs
          customs
          smuggle
          smuggle
          declare
          declare
          duty-free shop
          duty-free shop
          passport
          passport
           
           
           
        • Definition and Image

           
          Tries: 0

          passport
          an official document normally used for international journeys, which proves the identity and nationality of the person for whom it was issued
          declare
          to make outstanding debts, e.g. taxes, payable; to announce something formally or officially
          customs officer
          an officer enforcing customs laws
          duty-free shop
          a shop, especially at an airport, where goods may be purchased that are excluded from duty
          customs
          the duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods; the government department or agency that is authorised to collect the taxes imposed on imported goods
          smuggle
          to import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties
           
           
           
         
         

        Learn more ...