[ ri-gres-iv ]
/ rɪˈgrɛs ɪv /
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re·gres·sive·ly, adverbre·gres·sive·ness, re·gres·siv·i·ty [ree-gre-siv-i-tee] /ˌri grɛˈsɪv ɪ ti/, nounnon·re·gres·sive, adjectivenon·re·gres·sive·ly, adverb
un·re·gres·sive, adjectiveun·re·gres·sive·ly, adverbun·re·gres·sive·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non-regressive
/ (rɪˈɡrɛsɪv) /
regressing or tending to regress
(of a tax or tax system) levied or graduated so that the rate decreases as the amount taxed increasesSee progressive (def. 5)
of, relating to, or characteristic of regression
Derived Formsregressively, adverbregressiveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for non-regressive
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Medicine definitions for non-regressive
[ rĭ-grĕs′ĭv ]
Having a tendency to return or to revert.
Characterized by regression.
Related formsre•gres′sive•ness n.
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