i dazi

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun i dazi (singular: il dazio), which means tariffs. This word has been flying around in the news lately the announcement that the United States might impose tariffs on a number of imports.

Don’t confuse the word la tariffa with tariffsUna tariffa is a rate or a fee.

See the noun used below:

L’Unione Europea ha promesso di reagire con i propri dazi sui jeans e sul whiskey se gli Stati Uniti decidono di mettere i dazi sulle automobili europee.

The European Union promised to retaliate with their own tariffs on jeans and whiskey if the United States decides to impose tariffs on European cars.

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