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Origin of deficit
OTHER WORDS FROM deficitsu·per·def·i·cit, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for deficit
It’s also a country with a more quickly increasing deficit, given the extent to which blue states often pay more in taxes than they receive in services.An only-red-states America probably isn’t one Trump would actually like|Philip Bump|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
A few days ago I wrote down a few notes making a bullish case for Palantir, searching to find good news amidst the company’s huge historical deficits.Palantir’s concentrated governance is great for execs, but what about shareholders?|Alex Wilhelm|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
There is no indication, however, that southpaws produce superior movement, even partially, to offset their velocity deficit.What Really Gives Left-Handed Pitchers Their Edge?|Guy Molyneux|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The Federal Reserve has agreed with Democrats now is not the time to worry about the federal deficit if we are to see our economy recover once the pandemic has eased.
It should not be overlooked that the housing component of Complete Communities, which encourages higher density in park-deficient urban communities, only exacerbates the deficit.
The deficit is down to 2.8 percent of GDP, from a high of 10.1 percent in the wake of the meltdown.
Then he faced a $3.7 billion deficit, the largest in state history, and the largest per capita in the nation.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Schools closed, the deficit ballooned, highways crumbled, jobs disappeared—I imagine ruby slippers were hocked.
Nor is the deficit, which has lost its saliency since it was cut in half to $500 billion.
That is to say, the factors that help drive the budget into deficit in the first place make them much worse.
At the end of the year $35 was due the librarian for salary and there was a deficit of $33.93.
The deficit of fifty thousand grew under the microscope of investigation to sixty thousand, eventually to seventy-five thousand.Wolf Breed|Jackson Gregory
Earlier ministers had increased the national revenues and cut down expenses, but the deficit had not been wiped out.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
He could not continue to borrow, and economy, however strict, would not suffice to cover the deficit.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
He was worn out, at last; and his poor, tired brain took no thought how to make up the deficit.Silver and Gold|Dane Coolidge
British Dictionary definitions for deficit
- an excess of liabilities over assets
- an excess of expenditures over revenues during a certain period
- an excess of payments over receipts on the balance of payments
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Medical definitions for deficit
Cultural definitions for deficit
A shortage, especially the amount by which a sum of money falls short of what is required; a debt.