deficit

[ def-uh-sit; British also dih-fis-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF deficit

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Their credit for 1901 was $10392, thus leaving a deficit for the beginning of the next year.

But the addition or subtraction disclosed a deficit and he exclaimed at it.

But that due must be paid, not out of deficit, but out of surplus.

There will be a deficit in the accounts, just as the result of that.

He might perhaps have dispersed the Assembly; he could not disperse debt and deficit.

The deficit is worth a reference; it is for what they call a cool sum, Frank.

I'm no shark on the cost of livin' myself; but even I could figure out a deficit.

The year 1811 closed with a deficit of forty-eight millions.

His lordship has found out what you were at, and that there is a deficit in your till.

To this deficit has to be added some £150,000 for regular troops.

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