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Deficit

Def´i`cit
n.1.Deficiency in amount or quality; a falling short; lack; as, a deficit in taxes, revenue, etc.
Noun1.deficit - the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
Synonyms: shortage, shortfall
2.deficit - an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)

DEFICIT. This Latin term signifies that something is wanting. It is used to express the deficiency which is discovered in the accounts of an accountant, or in the money in which he has received.

absence, arrear, arrearage, arrears, back debts, back payments, balance, beggary, bouncing check, break, credit, decline, defalcation, default, defect, defectiveness, deferred payments, deficiency, deficit financing, delinquency, deprivation, destitution, difference, discontinuity, discrepancy, dollar gap, drought, epact, failure, falling short, famine, gap, hiatus, imperfection, impoverishment, inadequacy, incompleteness, inferiority, insufficiency, interval, lack, lacuna, loss, missing link, need, net, omission, outage, overdraft, remainder, scantiness, short measure, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, slump, starvation, surplus, ullage, underage, want, wantage
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