n. pl.1.money collected under a tariff; a duty imposed on imported goods.
2.the government department administering the collection of import tariffs. Used with as singular verb.
3.that area within an airport, sea port, or other border station where freight or the baggage of travellers is checked for dutiable materials or contraband; as, it took an hour to get through customs.
Noun1.customs - money collected under a tariff

CUSTOMS. This term is usually applied to those taxes which are payable upon goods and merchandise imported or exported. Story, Const. Sec. 949; Bac. Ab. Smuggling.

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Customary rights
customer agent
Customer Information Control System
Customer Information Systems
Customer Interaction Software
Customer Relationship Management
customer's broker
customer's man
Customhouse broker
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Customs Bureau
customs duty
Customs Service
customs union
Custos rotulorum
cut a tape
cut across
Cut and dried
Cut and longtail
cut and paste
cut away
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