Definition of redistributive in US English:

redistributive

adjective

  • See redistribute

    • ‘It was just a matter of dividing the national income cake into more equal slices by means of redistributive taxation.’
    • ‘It has made some progress and been more redistributive than most previous governments.’
    • ‘Frequent warnings against the redistributive nature of government were characteristic of his tenure.’
    • ‘What we're against is social engineering, redistributive taxation, over-regulation of private activity, etc.’
    • ‘Was it really true that redistributive policies set the stage for growth?’

Pronunciation

redistributive

/ˌridəˈstrɪˌbjudɪv//ˌrēdəˈstriˌbyo͞odiv/