Example sentences for: deficit

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

  • So large was that inflow that Korea ran a current-account deficit equal to almost 5 percent of gross domestic product, higher than in any other industrialized country except Poland and the Czech Republic.

  • 1. For spending totals, see David Baumann, "Accounting for the Deficit," National Journal, June 12, 2004, p.

  • The Times reports that although the LIV is often defended as a tool for fiscal restraint, even the Clinton administration attributes to it only $1M in direct deficit reduction.

  • The Wall Street Journal editorial page had no doubts that the tax increase would sharply increase the deficit instead of reducing it.

  • This higher growth stemmed, in part, from the rebound in national saving that was largely attributable to federal deficit reduction.

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