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deficit

US [ˈdefəsɪt]
UK ['defəsɪt]
  • n.赤字;逆差;亏损;不足额
  • Web亏空;财政赤字;短缺
Plural Form:deficits  
Deficit
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n.
1.
赤字;逆差;亏损the amount by which money spent or owed is greater than money earned in a particular period of time
a budget/trade deficit
预算赤字;贸易逆差
The trade balance has been in deficit for the past five years.
过去五年来贸易状况一直是逆差。
2.
不足额;缺款额;缺少the amount by which sth, especially an amount of money, is too small or smaller than sth else
There's a deficit of $3 million in the total needed to complete the project.
完成这项工程所需资金中有 300 万元的亏空。
The team has to come back from a 2–0 deficit in the first half.
这支队得扳回上半场 0:2 的落后局面。

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