Example sentences for: deficit

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

  • The Reagan administration was, I think, gratuitously punitive toward some of the poorest and most desperate welfare recipients and put much too much of the burden of its supposed deficit reduction on the backs of those least able to afford it (and on programs so meagerly funded that their contribution to deficit reduction was meaningless in any case).

  • The base deficit remained significantly high after blood reinfusion (-7.

  • The piece explains, as does the WP , that the budget deficit projections for 2002 have dropped so much because of the strong economy that it won't take much incremental change to balance the budget for that target year, which of course won't mean much if the bill's tax cuts then "explode in cost down the road."

  • Although it was the third worst in U.S. history, it was still weaker than expected and smaller than last month's trade deficit.

  • There was no evidence of a Marin County deficit in later-stage cancers, mortality rates remained stable despite distinct mortality declines observed in comparison regions, and disparate age-specific incidence trends were observed within the larger age group (aged 40+ years) targeted by screening programs [ 6 ] . In addition, mammography utilization data do not suggest substantially elevated rates of screening among Marin County women.

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