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    deficit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deficit

    Definition
    (noun) the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    Synonyms : shortage , shortfall
    Example Sentence
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit
    Definition
    (noun) a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning
    Example Sentence
    • the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory
    • they have serious linguistic deficits
    Definition
    (noun) (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing Definition
    (noun) an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)
    Example Sentence
    • last year there was a serious budgetary deficit
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deficit: DEFICIent+ IT, means reduce in quantity

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