re·​dis·​tri·​bu·​tion·​ist | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌdi-strə-ˈbyü-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce redistributionist (audio) \

Definition of redistributionist

: one who believes in or advocates a welfare state

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redistributionist adjective

Examples of redistributionist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But as Kevin had already reminded us, the redistributionist Left hasn’t gone away. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "The Capital Letter: Week of October 19," 23 Oct. 2020 That is more than a 'fair share' in anyone’s view—except the most wild redistributionists (some of whom, sadly, are candidates for office). sacbee, "Tax haircuts and concerts – or the rich? Californians consider the options," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of redistributionist

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Redistributionist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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