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High-level administrators knew the district was engaged in deficit spending and manipulated financial entries to make the budget look better than it was.

Over the past two decades, the war in Afghanistan has been waged by an all-volunteer military and funded through deficit spending.

From Time

Economists no longer fear the long-term risks of massive deficit spending amid big crises.

More stimulus means more deficit spending and a surge in GDP.

From Fortune

But sustained irresponsible deficit spending leading to long-term high levels of debt is damaging.

And sharp increases in deficit spending are expected in extraordinary times—during a war or in an economic crisis.

The tax increases and the deficit spending you propose will hurt middle class families.

You were talking about debt and deficit spending decades ago.

And we are still heading for another record trillion dollars in deficit spending this year.

Deficit spending—and always the vital social services for which the government has to spend money.

In time of high employment and a strong economy, deficit spending should not be a feature of our budget.

There is now broad bipartisan agreement that permanent deficit spending must come to an end.

But an almost unbroken 50 years of deficit spending has finally brought us to a time of reckoning.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deficit spending, such as: budget deficit, compensatory spending, debt, debt explosion, deficit financing, and in the red.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.