The policy of a government in controlling its own expenditures and taxation, which together make up the budget.
Note: A function of fiscal policy, along with monetary policy, is to regulate the level of economic activity, the price level, and the balance of payments. Fiscal policy also determines the distribution of resources between the public sector and the private sector and influences the distribution of wealth.
[fish-er-dee-skou; German fish-uh r-dees-kou] /ˈfɪʃ ərˈdi skaʊ; German ˈfɪʃ ərˈdis kaʊ/ noun 1. Dietrich [dee-trik;; German dee-trikh] /ˈdi trɪk;; German ˈdi trɪx/ (Show IPA), 1925–2012, German baritone. /German -ˈdiːskau/ noun 1. Dietrich (ˈdiːtrɪç). 1925–2012, German baritone, noted particularly for his interpretation of Schubert’s song cycles
- Fischer-Tropsch process
[fish-er-trohpsh, -tropsh] /ˈfɪʃ ərˈtroʊpʃ, -ˈtrɒpʃ/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a catalytic hydrogenation method to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels from carbon monoxide.
- Fischer von Erlach
[fish-uh r fuh n er-lahkh] /ˈfɪʃ ər fən ˈɛr lɑx/ noun 1. Johann Bernhard [yaw-hahn bern-hahrt] /ˈyɔ hɑn ˈbɛrn hɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1656–1723, Austrian architect. /German ˈfɪʃər fɔn ˈerlax/ noun 1. Johann Bernhard (joˈhan ˈbernhart). 1656–1723, Austrian architect: a leading exponent of the German baroque
[fish] /fɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) fish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes. 1. any of various cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with scales. 2. (loosely) any of various other aquatic animals. 3. the flesh of fishes used as food. 4. Fishes, Astronomy, […]