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Definition 1: opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state - [adjective denoting all]

(regressive is similar to ...) characteristic of an atavist

(regressive is similar to ...) going from better to worse

(regressive is similar to ...) tending to return to an earlier state

(regressive is similar to ...) not brought up to date

(means also ...) directed or facing toward the back or rear

"a backward view"

Definition 2: (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount of income increases - [adjective denoting all]

(regressive belongs to category ...) charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

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