redistributive

[ ree-di-strib-yuh-tiv ]

adjectiveEconomics.
  1. favoring, supporting, or practicing income redistribution: the redistributive effects of public spending.

Origin of redistributive

1
First recorded in 1880–85; redistribute + -ive

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