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Abgabe

Substantiv

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delivery

noun

Definitions of Abgabe

a polysemous term (more than one meaning). Depending on the context, it could mean merely "delivery" (literal translation the "giving up") or it could mean a public levy, charge or tax on persons. The Abgabe, as a public levy, is imposed by government and state-supported institutions (in Germany, the church is one such institution) and encompasses not just taxes but also dues, fees, interest charges, penalties and fines.

Definitions of delivery

the action of taking something to a specific place or address, especially a letter, a document or goods etc

Any changes to the delivery date must be agreed in writing.