adjective Economics.

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

Origin of redistributive

First recorded in 1880–85; redistribute + -ive Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for redistributive

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

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