federal deficit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n federal deficit an excess of the federal government's spending over its revenue "federal deficits can cause inflation"
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Usage

In literature:

If a number less than that of yesterday was in evidence, the Federal sergeant had to account for the deficit.
"Prison Life in Andersonville" by John L. Maile
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In news:

Budget analysts project $1.1T federal deficit this year.
Social Security adds to federal deficit .
The federal deficit is higher than it has been since the 1940s, in the years immediately after World War II.
How fast is the federal deficit rising.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal budget deficit is approaching $1 trillion for a fourth straight year even though the government is collecting more tax revenue than last year.
The federal budget deficit is approaching $1 trillion for a fourth straight year even though the government is collecting more tax revenue than last year.
WASHINGTON – The federal budget deficit is approaching $1 trillion for a fourth straight year even though the government is collecting more tax revenue than last year.
Federal Deficit Narrows as Tax Receipts Rise.
With primary approaching, Second Congressional District candidates focusing on the federal deficit .
State Budgets, Federal Deficit , Pensions and Jobs.
This informative webinar explored the federal deficit and its potentially significant impact on the states.
Federal deficit hits $322b in first quarter of fiscal 2012, lower than previous year.
Readers debate how to cut the federal deficit , praise honoring fallen soldiers.
Is the Federal Deficit Actually Bad for Our Economy.
Would getting rid of the federal deficit be the silver bullet for our ailing economy.
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