graduated

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

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

Origin and Etymology of graduated

see 3graduate


First Known Use: 1861


GRADUATED Defined for English Language Learners

graduated

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

Definition of graduated for English Language Learners

  • : marked with lines for measuring

  • : gradually increasing

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


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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