a downward movement; descent.
the decrease in rate in degressive taxation.
Origin of degression
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a decrease by stages
a gradual decrease in the tax rate on amounts below a specified sum
Word Origin for degression
C15: from Medieval Latin dēgressiō descent, from Latin dēgredī to go down, from de- + gradī to take steps, go
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