- of or relating to the public treasury or revenues: fiscal policies.
- of or relating to financial matters in general.
- (in some countries) a prosecuting attorney.
- Philately. a revenue stamp.
Origin of fiscal
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Examples from the Web for fiscally
Healey describes his politics as "libertarian in some aspects, Jacksonian, Jeffersonian, socially liberal, fiscally conservative."How to Run a Statewide Campaign on $38
November 12, 2014
The political action group aims to bring “fiscally independent women into the political process,” according to its website.At Bars Nationwide, Conservatives Raise a Glass to Andrew Breitbart
Ben Jacobs, Laura Isensee
March 2, 2013
And it will be both politically and fiscally challenging to shake loose new cash for anything that Obama might want to accomplish.What to Look for In Tonight's State of the Union
February 12, 2013
Fiscally conservative, socially moderate, James offers the city a way out of its budget morass.Inside the Campaign to Save LA
February 6, 2013
They all shared a similar centrist political profile that can be fairly described as fiscally conservative but socially liberal.GOP Needs More Northeast Republicans to Save the Party
January 30, 2013
And I want to point out that this proposal is fiscally sound.
And we must ensure that America stands before the world united, strong, at peace, and fiscally sound.
The introduction of fiscally oriented capital controls (as Chile has implemented) is one possibility.After the Rain
- of or relating to government finances, esp tax revenues
- of or involving financial matters
- (in some countries) a public prosecutor
- Scot short for procurator fiscal
- a postage or other stamp signifying payment of a tax
Word Origin and History for fiscally
1560s, "pertaining to public revenue," from Middle French fiscal, from Late Latin fiscalis "of or belonging to the state treasury," from Latin fiscus "treasury," originally "purse, basket made of twigs (in which money was kept)," of unknown origin. The general sense of "financial" (1865, American English) was abstracted from phrases like fiscal calendar, fiscal year. Related: Fiscally.