Translation of deficit in Spanish:

deficit

déficit, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈdɛfɪsɪt//ˈdɛfəsət/

noun

  • 1

    Finance
    déficit masculine
    to make up/show a deficit of $300 cubrir/arrojar un déficit de 300 dólares
    • the budget deficit el déficit presupuestario
    • "We are facing a projected budget deficit for the next year of £300,000.
    • The pension scheme, which had a deficit amounting to some £80m, was part of this restructuring.
    • One of them is designed to reduce the federal budget deficit by almost $40 billion over five years.
    • In order to avoid colossal budget deficits, many economists say, the U.S. will need to slash benefits, raise taxes, or both.
    • The value for the General Fund deficit is based on deficits equal to 5% of GDP.
    • It's nice to know that in an age of 500 billion dollar deficits, this is what our elected leaders are wasting their time on.
    • They turned a five points deficit into a six points lead in 20 minutes.
    • Our tests suggest that, on average, Canadian investors regard pension deficits as liabilities of the sponsoring firm, but do not regard surpluses as assets of the firm.
    • We have trade balance deficits and budget deficits, and huge input ratios of the future technologies.
    • The company doubled its input last year to £225m, but the deficit in its fund rose by roughly the same amount.
    • The twin budget and current-account deficits are soaring.
    • The budget deficit is the shortfall between the government's income, such as tax revenues, and its level of spending.
    • The cure, it is said, must come from increased public expenditures that are financed by government budget deficits along with the increases of money supply and credit expansion.
    • When a current account is in deficit, it usually means that a country is investing more abroad than it is saving at home.
    • For next year, the government is targeting a lower deficit of 1 percent of GDP.
    • Wartime was a period of massive fiscal deficits and huge current account surpluses.
    • In a dollarized monetary system, the national government cannot devalue the currency or finance budget deficits by creating inflation because it does not issue the currency.
    • The fund will absorb the deficit in the Rover pension scheme, which officially stands at £67.6m.
    • Budget deficits must be financed, which implies that the stock of government financial liabilities is rising over time.
    • It is common for a company to trade when its shareholders' funds as shown in the balance sheet are in deficit.
    • The Friary boys had turned a two point deficit into an eight point lead in ten devastating minutes.
    • There are two ways that government budget deficits impact the economy: inflation and higher interest rates.
    • Just 12% of the vice chancellors said they thought top-up fees would meet the funding deficit.
    • They had turned a five-point deficit into a one-point lead inside six minutes.
    • Artificially stimulating the economy by large budget deficits and/or inflationary monetary policy is no viable option.
    • Unions and pension bodies have been particularly concerned about the plight of workers whose firms close with the pension scheme in deficit.
    • Last year that deficit soared to a new record of $162 billion.
    • The methods used by countries of the region to finance their budget deficits were generally inflationary.
    • The European Union controls budget deficits, exchange rates and interest rates.
    • The US's balance of payments deficit rose to 4.5 percent of national income.
    • The government budget is now significantly in deficit, so the fiscal card has largely been played.
    • He promises to cut the nearly $500 billion deficit in half in four years.
    • The state's deficit for the coming fiscal year was expected to be $20 billion before today's announcement.
    • Smurfit was in deficit at its last year-end, so its position is likely to have got a lot worse.
    • The measures follow the government's recent cuts in public spending and a spate of redundancies as it has sought to slash budget deficits for 2001 in excess of European Union limits.
    • While this may simply be a blip, if people are seriously divesting from the country because they don't want to be exposed to a trillion dollar deficit, it spells big trouble.
    • For several countries, reducing their annual budget deficits to below 3% of gross domestic product will be the first big hurdle.
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    (shortfall)
    déficit masculine
  • 3

    Games Sport
    (soccer, ice hockey) diferencia de goles feminine
    (rugby, tennis) diferencia puntos feminine
    • Had he scored, the deficit would have been back to two points.
    • Garrymore had just fought back from a four point deficit to level the scores at 0-8 each.
    • Federer hasn't lost to Hewitt since a 2003 Davis Cup tie where the Australian came back from a two-set deficit.
    • Four of those comebacks were from deficits of five or more runs; the team never overcame such a deficit from 2001-03.
    • That didn't work as the team dug itself into a double-digit deficit in the division.
    • They wiped out an eight-point deficit from the away leg to win 97-85 overall and take the aggregate bonus point.
    • The win was in dramatic fashion as the Clan overcame a deficit and scored 21 fourth-quarter points.
    • A penalty goal by Harrison reduced the deficit to 6 points and it would have been a brave bet on the winner at this stage.
    • Paul Tomlinson, Stevie Attinson and Darren Fox scored to reduce the deficit to 9-3.
    • He trailed 10-5 in the decider but reduced the deficit to one point, only for Shon to produce a late surge to clinch the match.
    • Phil Howell reduced the deficit to a single point with a well struck penalty but Doncaster clinched it with a converted try.
    • Now back within two, Croatia made the most of its next power play to cut the deficit to one on a score by Samir Barac.
    • Then they returned the compliment by charging down a goal line clearance to reduce the deficit to 31-21.
    • Milan Baros Inspired the Czech Republic to come back from a two-goal deficit in a display that will stick in the memory for a magical equalising goal.
    • However in their true style Tullow fought back and Tom Kealy scored to reduce the deficit to just one.
    • They often start too slowly, having to erase double-digit deficits.
    • Boys Club still had fight in them and Nicky Pearson scored to cut the deficit to one goal again but despite plenty of pressure they could not force extra time.
    • They have come back from deficits of 13 or more six times this season.
    • Before that Hogan had reduced the deficit to a point after the Dalesmen had been penalised for crossing.