Definition of "graduated"
  1. Characterizes the progression in the rate of a tax as the taxable amount increases
How to use "graduated" in a sentence
  1. The country's new tax plan uses a graduated approach to determine the tax rate for different income brackets.
  2. The graduated scale in the state's property tax system places a heavier burden on those with higher property values.
  3. The local government is considering a graduated licensing system for new drivers, which would gradually increase driving privileges with experience.

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