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deficits, plural;
  1. The amount by which something, esp. a sum of money, is too small

  2. An excess of expenditure or liabilities over income or assets in a given period
    • - an annual operating deficit
    • - the budget will remain in deficit
  3. (in sports) The amount or score by which a team or individual is losing
    • - came back from a 3–0 deficit
  4. A deficiency or failing, esp. in a neurological or psychological function
    • - deficits in speech comprehension

  1. the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"
  2. a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning; "the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory"; "they have serious linguistic deficits"
  3. (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing
  4. an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period); "last year there was a serious budgetary deficit"
  5. The government's deficit can be measured with or without including the interest it pays on its debt. The primary deficit is defined as the difference between current government spending and total current revenue from all types of taxes. ...
  6. Déficit is a 2007 Mexican feature film, the debut of Gael García Bernal as a director. It was written by Kyzza Terrazas and debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2007.
  7. Deficiency in amount or quality; a falling short; lack; A situation wherein, or amount whereby, spending exceeds government revenue
  8. (Deficits) Physical and/or cognitive abilities that have deteriorated or a person has lost as a result of aging or a medical condition.
  9. (Deficits) Like many other countries, government spending is too high in relation to revenues. The result is a deficit of about 8 percent of gross domestic product in 2010 and a debt-to-GDP ratio of about 80 percent, both uncomfortably high. ...
  10. A negative balance of trade or payments.
  11. A budget deficit occurs when an entity (often a government) spends more money than it takes in. The opposite is a budget surplus.
  12. Any excess of debits over credits at the end of a given accounting period.
  13. The result of the government taking in less money than it spends.
  14. Financial shortage that occurs when liabilities exceed assets.
  15. The gap between governments' revenues, from taxes and charges, and their expenditures, on programs, infrastructure, and debt financing. See: DEBT / .
  16. When annual outlays exceed annual revenues, measured by fiscal years.
  17. Amount by which spending exceeds available funds during a fiscal year.
  18. In OBPE, a deficit is a need of the audience, a condition that is targeted for a program:  there is a difference--a negative difference--between the state of the audience and an ideal or desired state. ...
  19. the spending of more dollars than the organization takes in.
  20. The amount by which outlays exceed receipts in a given fiscal period. (A surplus would be the amount by which receipts exceed outlays.)
  21. (also known as Overdrafts): The condition where total expenditure and encumbrances exceed an appropriation.
  22. A deficit is a negative balance on an account or on a single trade.
  23. A lack, usually in some aspect of development, that interferes with learning
  24. The amount each year by which government spending is greater than government income.
  25. An amount of money that falls short of an expected amount. Used in non-profit financial statements instead of the word "loss".