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graduated

adjective

Simple Definition of graduated

  • : marked with lines for measuring

  • : gradually increasing

  • of a tax : increasing in rate as the thing being taxed (such as income) increases

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of graduated

of a tax

  1. :  increasing in rate with increase in taxable base :  progressive <a graduated income tax>

Examples of graduated in a sentence

  1. a series of bowls in graduated sizes



1861

First Known Use of graduated

1861


Law Dictionary

graduated

adjective, grad·u·at·ed \ˈgra-jə-ˌwā-təd\

Legal Definition of graduated

  1. :  increasing in rate with increase in taxable base :  progressive





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