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Ad Valorem

Definition of the adjective ad valorem

What does ad valorem mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Measured by or in proportion to value.

Definition of the adverb ad valorem

What does ad valorem mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. in proportion to the estimated value of the goods taxed
    • example: the goods were taxed ad valorem
    • synonym of ad valorem: ad val


Ad Valorem is an American-bred, Irish-trained Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He was one of the leading European two-year-olds of 2004, when he was unbeaten in three races including the Middle Park Stakes. He failed to win in 2005 but returned as a four-year-old to win the Queen Anne Stakes. Since his retirement he has had some success as a sire of winners in Australia.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Business in Today's World (2009)

A - C by Charles Wankel

Ad valorem duties are duties that are a fixed percentage of the price of the imported good. While conceptually straightforward, the administration of ad valorem duties may be complex, reflecting the practical difficulties in establishing the value ...

Google previewThe London commercial dictionary, and sea-port gazetteer, exhibiting a clear view of the commerce and manufactures of all nations; and their several products (1819)

with the name of each in every European language ... To which is added an appendix containing tables of ... duties ... by William Anderson (of London.)

sails, British made, ad valorem. ticking, per yard. hosiery, viz. stockings df thread, the dozen pair. of all other sorts, ad va- tapes and small wares, ad valorem. linen thread for stitching or sewing, ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1912)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

ad valorem: that all boots and shoes made wholly or in chief value from cattle hides and cattle skins of whatever weight, of cattle of the bovine species, including calf skins. shall ...

Google previewThe American encyclopædic dictionary (1897)

by S. J. Herrtage, John A. Williams, Robert Hunter

Bluck, made from bone, ivory, or vegetable substance, by whatever name known, including bono block and lampblack, dry or ground in oil or water, twenty-five per centum ad valorem 4S. Chrome yellow, chrome green, and all other chromium ...

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