Definition of Federal deficit
1. Noun. An excess of the federal government's spending over its revenue. "Federal deficits can cause inflation"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Federal Deficit
Literary usage of Federal deficit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Visions for Canadian Business: Strategies for Competing in the Global by Alan M. Rugman, Joseph R. DCruz (1990)
"Since 1982 the federal deficit has swayed back and forth between approximately C$24 billion and C$28 billion. This has been a declining portion of GDP, ..."
2. The Road to an Aging Policy for the 21st Century: 1995 White House edited by Gabriella Cantoni (1998)
"Examine Federal entitlement programs and Federal tax loopholes individually as they affect federal deficit spending. Keep Social Security structure intact ..."