Definition of Federal deficit
1. Noun. An excess of the federal government's spending over its revenue. "Federal deficits can cause inflation"
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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 ..."