2. Adjective. Exhaustive, comprehensive. ¹
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Definition of Taxative
1. of taxing [adj]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taxative
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Literary usage of Taxative
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"In resisting such encroachments upon the prerogative, the effort upon the part of the crown was to reserve to itself fragments at least of taxative and ..."
2. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1836)
"... to the further sum of £200 " from the sums of money hereby conveyed by her to the said Adam Moon," are to be held not as taxative but demonstrative. ..."
3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1858)
"No demonstrative effe can be given to them that is not also taxative. The grounds on which an opposite view is contended fur ip- pear to us to be ..."
4. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Frederick Thomas White, Owen Davies Tudor, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1877)
"In questions upon legacies of debts, the cases have crept beyond the original principle, which was the distinction between demonstrative and taxative ..."
5. The Governance of England: Otherwise Called the Difference Between an by John Fortescue, Charles Plummer (1885)
"Fortescue's language that he regards the taxative as derived from the legislative power. This view may have been suggested to him by the practice of the ..."
6. Lectures on Early English History by William Stubbs (1906)
"We gather from this that the taxative machinery of the exchequer—that is, the visits of the barons to the different towns and county courts for the purpose ..."
7. A Short Constitutional History of England by Henry St. Clair Feilden (1882)
"The acknowledgment of the fact taxative. that all who paid taxes ought to be consulted about the levying of them. ..."