dues


dues
dues dues [djuːz ǁ duːz] noun [plural]
regular payments made to an organization such as a professional association or trade union by its members; = subscription Bre:

• Institute dues, which average $112 per member, were last raised three years ago.

ˈdock dues TRANSPORT
charges paid to a port by a shipping company that uses it to load or unload goods:

• the dock dues levied by the port authority on coal and coke

ˈharbour dues , harbor dues TRANSPORT
money that a ship owner must pay for keeping a ship in a harbour. The amount of money charged is usually based on the number of tons of cargo the ship is carrying:

• The money collected at the port included customs duties, excise on spirits and harbour dues.

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dues UK US /djuːz/ noun [plural]
the payments that someone makes in order to belong to an organization: association/club/union dues »

The law guarantees that no worker can be forced to join a union, or pay union dues, to get or keep a job.

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annual/monthly/quarterly dues

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The organization's largest revenue source is membership dues, and members currently pay $49 a year.

(also harbour dues) TRANSPORT the payments a ship owner makes for using a port: »

Dues for entering the port are calculated based upon the registered net tonnage of the vessel.

UK (US back orders) COMMERCE orders for products that are not available at the time of the order: »

They are not currently recording dues, so there's no point in ordering things that are out of stock.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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