die Abgabe

Meanings

1.
the emission, the discharge
(Very technical term for a device or process that emits something. )
2.
the fee, the toll, the due
(Used for all kinds of fees that are not taxes. Think health insurance in Germany, for example. The money is taken straight from your salary and that's not a "Steuer (tax)" but an "Abgabe". )
3.
the handing in, the handing over
(The act of handing something in or over. Quite common in the context of the "due by" date for homework.)
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Root: *ghabh-

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