levy levy  /ˈlɛ vi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a charge imposed and collected
  2. (n) the act of drafting into military service
  3. (v) impose and collect
  4. (v) cause to assemble or enlist in the military

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The levy has been labeled the Robin Hood tax by one economist because it helps transfer money from the rich to the poor.

News

  1. TPS expected to see Nov. levy

    The Toledo Board of Education is to vote this month on placing a renewal levy on the November ballot.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

  2. MGT Capital Investments, Inc. Retains Mike Levy As Strategic Advisor For Fanthrowdown.com

    HARRISON, N.Y., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) announced today the appointment of Mike Levy as a senior strategic advisor for the Company's daily fantasy sports ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Shoemaker-Levy 9's Co-Discoverer Still Chasing Comets, 20 Years Later

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO — Two decades after the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 slammed into Jupiter, co-discoverer David Levy expressed delight that water in the planet's atmosphere was recently traced back to the colossal collision in 1994.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We're interested in Joe," Redknapp confirmed to talkSPORT. "I know (chairman) Daniel (Levy) was talking to his people and we're interested. If the chairman can pull a deal off I'd love to have him at Tottenham. But it all comes down to if we...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Harry Redknapp Source: Football.co.uk

  2. "For the Levy family, we are glad they are finally getting the answers they deserve. For my family, I am glad that their years of standing together in the face of such adversity have finally led to the truth," Condit told WJLA on Saturday.
    on Feb 21, 2009 By: Gary Condit Source: CNN

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