Definition of 'customs'
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Like me, he had guessed it was drugs the customs officers would be searching for. HIGH STAND (2002)During the on-board customs inspection at Vyborg, she played the Swiss tourist, pretending to speak no Russian. CHAMELEON (2002)
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Translations for 'customs'
British English: customs /ˈkʌstəmz/ NOUN
Customs is the official organization responsible for collecting taxes on goods coming into a country and preventing illegal goods from being brought in.
Customs discovered the goods in his suitcase.
- American English: customs
- Arabic: رُسُوم جُمْرُكِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: alfândega
- Chinese: 海关
- Croatian: carina
- Czech: celní úřad
- Danish: skikke
- Dutch: douane
- European Spanish: aduana
- Finnish: tulli
- French: douane
- German: Zollabfertigung
- Greek: τελωνείο
- Italian: dogana
- Japanese: 関税
- Korean: 관세
- Norwegian: toll
- Polish: cło
- European Portuguese: alfândega
- Romanian: vamă
- Russian: таможня
- Spanish: aduana
- Swedish: tull
- Thai: ศุลกากร
- Turkish: gümrük
- Ukrainian: митниця
- Vietnamese: hải quan
Definition of customs from the Collins English Dictionary
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