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Etymology

From Anglo-Norman leve, from Old French levée, from lever "to raise".

Verb

Infinitive
to levy

Third person singular
lev

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
i

to levy (third-person singular simple present lev, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To impose a tax or fine, to collect monies due, or to confiscate property
  2. To draft someone into military service
  3. To wage war

Translations

Noun

Singular
levy

Plural
lev

levy (lev)
  1. The act of levying
  2. The tax, property or people so levied

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Finnish

Noun

levy

  1. A thin, flat object of uniform thickness; a plate. (A thick plate may also be called laatta).
  2. A board, as a flat construction material supplied in sheets, such as chipboard, or a sheet of such material.
  3. A slab, as a thick, flat piece of material.
  4. A disk for storing data.
  5. A recording of a piece of music made on a disc, or a disc on which music is saved. If there's a need to be specific, a recording may also be called levytys.

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Synonyms

A disc on which music has been recorded

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