Example sentences for: deficit

How can you use “deficit” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Text box 4.1 explains how the NIPA surplus or deficit differs from the federal unified budget surplus or deficit.

  • When the United States runs a trade deficit, foreigners buy less than a dollar's worth of U.S. goods and services with every dollar they earn on their exports sold to the United States.

  • In closing, while I agree with you that a rising U.S. currency relative to its European partners may not be a positive development, it is certainly not "of equal concern" with the persistent trade deficit with Japan.

  • "The global preference for the dollar as a reserve currency has not only meant that the U.S. has had access to inexpensive funds but also that the rest of the world effectively finances its chronic account deficit," the Hindu concluded.

  • The cash surplus/deficit excludes interest earnings on trust fund assets and interest expense associated with the assumed borrowing.


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