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redistributive

[ree-di-strib-yuh-tiv] /ˌri dɪˈstrɪb yə tɪv/
adjective, Economics
1.
favoring, supporting, or practicing income redistribution:
the redistributive effects of public spending.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; redistribute + -ive
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redistributive

adj.

1860, from redistribute + -ive. Related: Redistributively.

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