[ fis-kuhl ]
/ ˈfɪs kəl /
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.
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Origin of fiscal
synonym study for fiscal
1. See financial.
OTHER WORDS FROM fiscal
fis·cal·ly, adverbnon·fis·cal, adjectivenon·fis·cal·ly, adverbquasi-fiscal, adjective
qua·si-fis·cal·ly, adverbun·fis·cal, adjectiveun·fis·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for fiscal
/ (ˈfɪskəl) /
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
Derived forms of fiscalfiscally, adverb
Word Origin for fiscal
C16: from Latin fiscālis concerning the state treasury, from fiscus public money; see fisc
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