Non-regressive



[ri-gres-iv] /rɪˈgrɛs ɪv/

adjective
1.
or tending to ; retrogressive.
2.
Biology. of, relating to, or effecting .
3.
(of tax) decreasing proportionately with an increase in the tax base.
4.
Logic. obtained from or characterized by backward reasoning.
/rɪˈɡrɛsɪv/
adjective
1.
regressing or tending to regress
2.
(of a tax or tax system) levied or graduated so that the rate decreases as the amount taxed increases See progressive (sense 5)
3.
of, relating to, or characteristic of regression
adj.

1630s; see regress + -ive. In reference to taxation, it is attested from 1889. Related: Regressively.

regressive re·gres·sive (rĭ-grěs’ĭv)
adj.

re·gres’sive·ness n.

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