deficit spending

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deficit spending spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
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Usage

In literature:

And eight years from now you'll still be in deficit spending on both counts.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
They were advancing us the bucks to keep up that spending spree known as the national deficit.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

As long as I can remember we've heard talk of the risks of deficit spending and the resulting national debt.
In this climate of budget deficits, it is increasingly important to eliminate fraud, waste, and abuse in spending.
But the "sequester" only cuts $1.2 trillion in spending over nine years (our deficit is that much every year), and the end of the Bus.
The BCS Board of Education approved a 5-year financial forecast on Tuesday, October 23rd that puts forth an end to the deficit spending that has plagued the district for the past 4 years.
Texas doesn't do deficit spending.
The "fiscal cliff" as it has been coined, refers to tax increases, spending cuts and a reduction in the county's deficit starting in 2013.
USA TODAY's editorial "Obama vs white, blue-collar voters" missed the most significant reason of all: deficit spending.
This refusal, combined with an inability to rein in spending, explains why the government has been running $1 trillion deficits year after year.
While President Bill Clinton's political advisers favored more spending and tax cuts coming out of the recession of the early 1990s and his economic team pushed to start reducing deficits, in President Obama's circle the opposite is true.
Sunday on NBC's "Meet The Press," House Majority Whip Rep Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said that the Obama administration "continues to spend more" despite talk of using revenues to pay down the deficit.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg laid out a plan for creating jobs that includes a slew of new spending, even as the city steep record deficits.
When Barack Obama became president, he vowed to reduce deficit spending.
Even Jonathan Swift, who said promises and pie crusts are made to be broken, might have marveled at the limited shelf life of Barack Obama's promise of a "balanced" deficit-reduction plan - spending cuts to accompany revenue increases.
Cut spending to curb growth- crushing debt and deficit.
Taxes, spending and the deficit.
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