Example sentences for: deficit

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

  • He sees this "pathological concern for future generations" carrying over to the deficit as well, and has a similar defense of our spend-happy ways and insatiable need to consume: Our grandchildren are going to be a bunch of spoiled, rich little brats, undeserving of all the concern we've been giving them.

  • Even the deficit of the 1980s seems to me to be essentially a consequence of a final military buildup to defeat the Soviets.

  • In the year ending in April, China ran a trade surplus of almost $24 billion--but Hong Kong, as one would expect for a mainly service-producing city-state, ran an offsetting deficit of $19 billion, reducing the total to a fairly unimpressive $4.

  • Figured this way, states Sloan, the 1997 budget deficit was $103.

  • To finance a budget deficit, the federal government borrows from the public by issuing debt securities, adding to its debt held by the public.

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