customs (plural customs)
- (in the plural) The duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods.
- Customs of £200 were due on all the wine we took back from France.
- (in the singular) The government department or agency that is authorised to collect the taxes imposed on imported goods.
- Customs has pulled us over on our way for an inspection.
the duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods
custom house — see custom house
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- plural of