Example sentences for: deficits

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

  • Federal deficits subtract from national saving by absorbing funds saved by households, businesses, and other levels of government that would otherwise be available for investment.

  • In addition, two contemporary forces converged to spur congressional action: year-in, year-out budget deficits that had to be brought down and a public now demanding not only that federal agencies do their jobs more effectively, but that they do so with fewer people and at lower cost.

  • Beginning in 2016, the program faces cash deficits as benefit payments are projected to outpace cash revenue.

  • Not so long ago the forecasts were for "deficits as far as the eye can see."

  • "[F]oolishly excessive trade surpluses are a greater danger than foolishly excessive trade deficits . That's because excessive trade deficits are self-limiting: If you run a trade deficit every year, bankruptcy will eventually force you to stop.


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