[ UK /dɪstɹˈɪbjuːtˌɪv/ ]
[ US /dɪˈstɹɪbjutɪv/ ]
  1. serving to distribute or allot or disperse
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How To Use distributive In A Sentence

  • One of the main reasons for the emergence of protectionism can be found in the distributive consequences of trade.
  • Heath adds that the rent of land ‘is a voluntary recompense for distributive services.’
  • The legislative branch dominates this distributive type of policy, especially the standing committees with programmatic jurisdiction.
  • Vast estates that had been managed by monasteries as endowments for religion and charity were impropriated to swell the wealth of courtiers and favorites; and the commons, where the poor man once had his right of pasture, were taken away, and, under forms of law, enclosed distributively within the domains of the adjacent landholders. Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday A Comprehensive View of Lincoln as Given in the Most Noteworthy Essays, Orations and Poems, in Fiction and in Lincoln's Own Writings
  • Banking, finance and insurance have also been hit with nearly 3000 job losses and the distributive trade has also been badly affected with 2720 job losses.
  • Exploration implements a form by labor element distributive.
  • Usually, government policy reflects distributive considerations as well as efficiency consequences.
  • People seek more balanced diets even as hunger lurks for lack of purchasing power and distributive shortcomings.
  • This concerns the relationship between the balance of power and the distributive peace.
  • Poetry naturally takes to the distributive forms of the web (unlike painting which still has to be seen in person to be fully experienced).
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