deficit spending


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deficit spending

n.
The spending of borrowed money by a government when expenditures exceed revenue.

def′icit spend′ing


n.
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.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.deficit spending - spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
outlay, spending, disbursal, disbursement - the act of spending or disbursing money
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deficit spending

n (Fin) → Deficit-Spending nt
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