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The spending of borrowed money by a government when expenditures exceed revenue.
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the practice of spending funds in excess of income, esp. by a government, usu. requiring that such funds be raised by borrowing, as from the sale of long-term bonds.
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|Noun||1.||deficit spending - spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy|
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