redistributive

[ree-di-strib-yuh-tiv]
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adjective Economics.

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

Origin of redistributive

First recorded in 1880–85; redistribute + -ive
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Word Origin and History for redistributive
adj.

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

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