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deficit

deficit(
deh
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fih
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siht
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (finance)
a. el déficit
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The government increased taxes and reduced spending to reduce the federal deficit.El gobierno subió los impuestos y redujo los gastos para reducir el déficit federal.
2. (lack)
a. el déficit
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There seems to be a deficit of talent in the competition this year.Parece haber un déficit de talento en el concurso este año.
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deficit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (finance)
a. el déficit
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
deficit [ˈdefɪsɪt]
noun
especially (Economics) déficit (m)
the balance of payments is in deficit la balanza de pagos es deficitaria
modifier
deficit financing (n) financiación (f) mediante déficit
deficit spending (n) gasto (m) deficitario
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