Budget-deficit



noun
the amount by which government expenditure exceeds income from taxation, customs duties, etc, in any one fiscal year
Contemporary Examples

Mitt Romney’s Pick of Paul Ryan: Bold Doesn’t Always Work Peter Beinart August 12, 2012
Meg Whitman Speaks Lois Romano May 18, 2011
The Case for a VAT Justin Green November 28, 2012
The Sequester Defies Economic Good Sense and Should Be Canceled Robert Shapiro February 28, 2013
May 29: 7 Best Moments From Sunday Talk The Daily Beast Video May 28, 2011

Historical Examples

After the Rain Sam Vaknin
Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various
Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various
Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various
Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various

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