adverb see degressive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • degressively — de·gres·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • degressively — adverb see degressive …   Useful english dictionary

  • degressive — degressively, adv. /di gres iv/, adj. pertaining to a form of taxation in which the rate diminishes gradually on sums below a certain fixed amount. [1905 10; DEGRESS(ION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • degressive — adjective Etymology: de + gressive (as in progressive) Date: 1886 tending to descend or decrease • degressively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Degressive proportionality — is a type of formula for electing the members of a legislature or other decision making body. If a body is elected by a number of regions, states or other subdivisions, degressive proportionality means that while the subdivisions do not each… …   Wikipedia

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