AskDefine | Define regressive

Dictionary Definition

regressive adj
1 (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount increases [ant: progressive]
2 opposing progress [ant: progressive]

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English

Adjective

  1. That tends to return, revert or regress
  2. In the context of "of a tax": Whose rate decreases as the amount increases

Italian

Adjective

regressive
  1. Feminine plural form of regressivo

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