trickle down


of, pertaining to, or based on the trickle-down theory: the trickle-down benefits to the local community.

1950–55; adj. use of verb phrase trickle down Unabridged
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of or concerning the theory that granting concessions such as tax cuts to the rich will benefit all levels of society by stimulating the economy

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