dollar gap

  1. the difference, measured in U.S. dollars, between the earnings of a foreign country through sales and investments in the U.S. and the payments made by that country to the U.S.

Origin of dollar gap

First recorded in 1945–50
  • Also called dollar shortage, dollar deficit.

Words Nearby dollar gap Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023