redistributive
adjective see redistribute

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • redistributive — UK US /ˌriːdɪˈstrɪbjʊtɪv/ adjective ► ECONOMICS, POLITICS used to describe an action that is intended to share money more fairly between rich and poor people: »a redistributive budget »redistributive measures/policies …   Financial and business terms

  • redistributive — /ree di strib yeuh tiv/, adj. Econ. favoring, supporting, or practicing income redistribution: the redistributive effects of public spending. [1880 85; REDISTRIBUTE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • redistributive — adj. Redistributive is used with these nouns: ↑tax, ↑taxation …   Collocations dictionary

  • redistributive — redistribute ► VERB ▪ distribute again or differently. DERIVATIVES redistribution noun redistributive adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • redistributive — |rē+ adjective : tending to redistribute public finance is redistributive when it makes real incomes less unequal by manipulating taxes K.E.Knorr …   Useful english dictionary

  • redistributive — adjective Of or pertaining to redistribution …   Wiktionary

  • redistributive — re·distributive …   English syllables

  • Redistributive justice — is a term used to describe the equalization of property and wealth ownership by direct political fiat. It includes taxation designed to move wealth from one group to another, land reform and other means to promote equality of result over equality …   Wikipedia

  • redistributive tax — ➔ tax1 …   Financial and business terms

  • redistributive taxation — UK US noun [U] ► TAX, ECONOMICS, POLITICS a situation in which rich people are taxed more and poor people are taxed less, as a percentage of their incomes: »The Social Charter advocates strong unions, minimum wages, and redistributive taxation …   Financial and business terms

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