deficit

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Synonyms for deficit

Synonyms for deficit

the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required

a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning

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(sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing

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an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)

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An important part of the deficit agreement in December is that member states may run cyclical deficits that exceed 0.
Since the timing of the cycle adopted in 1997 was one in which an upswing is followed by a downswing, cyclical surpluses tend to precede cyclical deficits and the surpluses are therefore upvalued relative to the deficits.
Cyclical deficits are typically caused by temporary economic downturns, whereas structural deficits are caused by long-term gaps between projected revenue growth and the estimated cost of government-funded services.