Translation of government surplus in Spanish:

government surplus

superávit público, n.


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    superávit público masculine
    • Both men had been buying and selling government surplus stock after the second world war and often met at auctions.
    • Most of the machines came from government surplus rather than railroad sources.
    • He bought inexpensive government surplus shell casings and painted them to sell as motor route newspaper tubes.
    • We estimate that the general government surplus is likely to rise to around 6 percent of gross domestic product this year, supported by high oil prices as well as back tax payments.
    • The original descent, by members of the Gritstone Club, involved nine trips over a period of three months, dressed in tweeds, with primitive lighting, and using government surplus heavy-weight rope ladders.