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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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55- per cent hike in salaries and pensions of government employees stretching India's finances, but the government expressed confidence that the fiscal deficit targets would not be breached.
Moody's reported that the fiscal deficit is likely to increase again in 2015 to approximately 8 percent of GDP, reflecting higher wage and interest expenditures.
The budget should be seen as the tool for the economy and it would be better to gauge it on a long-term basis, he said, adding one should be rational that fiscal deficits should not be too high.
Necessary measures have been initiated to contain the fiscal deficit and the current account deficit.
The Report also points out difficulties faced by the government in financing the fiscal deficit.
In the light of the worrisome account of the Indian economy, stated above, the objective of this paper is to examine the long--term relationship between fiscal deficit and economic performance of the Indian economy during the period 1971-72 to 2010-11 .
I suppose we all have to worry about something but, judging by the amount of previous letters, the fiscal deficit is not high on the agenda for many.
Best efforts would be made to contain fiscal deficit at 5.
Invited to explain a previous statement he made regarding the fiscal deficit, the Government Spokesman said that "without measures and based on the data for the first semester of 2012 - and if this trend continues - the fiscal deficit will reach around 4.
The Congressional Budget Office projects that the country's fiscal deficit will average 5 percent of GDP for the rest of the decade, driving government debt to 90 percent of GDP, from less than 60 percent of GDP in 2009.
KARACHI, June 2 -- Fiscal deficit may widen to as much as 5.
We examine the relationship between fiscal deficit, government debt and taxes in this era of economic liberalization.
In statements to the press Thursday, the Minister said that any additional financial measures needed to be taken to reduce the fiscal deficit will be taken after consultations with all social partners.
Summary: A surge in government revenues reduced Lebanon's fiscal deficit by LL291 billion during the first two months of 2012 compared to the same period last year.
5-4 billion, "are expected to increase the overall Egypt's fiscal deficit to around 8.