- n.差额; 赤字; 亏损; 逆差
- 复数: deficits;
We have a great deficit this year.
The directors have reported a deficit of 2.5 million dollars.
The company had a deficit of ＄3000.
Rising budget deficit is beginning to bite.
We raised ￡100, and we need ￡200; that's a deficit of ￡100.
我们筹措了100英镑, 而我们需要200英镑, 还缺100英镑.
The trade deficit remains the soft underbelly of the US economy.
These will be very constrained budgets designed to get the deficit down.
By 1973 the government deficit equalled thirty per cent of GNP.
Britain's balance of payments deficit has improved slightly.
The US trade deficit widened to $7.59 billion in November.
President Bush has ended the stalemate over moves to cut the country's budget deficit.
The Congressional Budget Office says the federal deficit shows every sign of getting larger.
He promised to get to work on the state's massive deficit.
The trade deficit is the flip side of a rapidly expanding economy.
The United States Congress and the President are still locked in disagreement over proposals to reduce the massive budget deficit.
The deficit in Britain's balance of trade in March rose to more than 2100 million pounds.
He urged the administration and Congress to come up with a credible package to reduce the budget deficit.
We called up three economists to ask how to eliminate the deficit and they obliged with very straightforward answers.
The current account of the balance of payments is in deficit.
The deficit had grown with the connivance of the banks.
The luxury tax won't really do much to pare down the budget deficit.
To recap briefly, an agreement negotiated to cut the budget deficit was rejected 10 days ago.
He made the unfortunate mistake of promising he would quit if the budget deficit was still out of control.
Exports are dwindling and the trade deficit is swelling.
Given the overriding need to cut the budget deficit, the administration will ask congress for only $15 million this summer.
The deficit in the US balance of payments put these considerations out of focus.
Last October the bank balked, alarmed that a $24m profit had turned into a $20m deficit.
These options would actually worsen the economy and add to the deficit.
Facing an 8.3-billion-dollar budget deficit this year, closing post offices is one of several proposals the Postal Service has put forth recently to cut costs.
A study in the US: families had moved to better housing and the children were assessed for ADHD—attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (多动症).
We are suffering, he writes, from a serendipity deficit.
2017年12月四级真题（第二套）阅读 Section B
The dry statistics ought to inform the ongoing deficit debate, because a budget is not just a catalog of programs and taxes.
If deficit reduction aggravates these biases, more Americans may choose not to have children or to have fewer children
Peter Orszag, Obama's Budget Director, recently called the US budget deficits unsustainable and he's right.
To urge the American government to cut deficits
A simple consumption tax of, say, 5% would significantly reduce the country's huge government deficit without damaging productivity.
In the same way, a significant reduction of wasteful agricultural subsidies could also lower the deficit
What is the author's suggestion to the American public in face of the public government deficit?
When the Commerce Department reported last week that the trade deficit in June approached $50 billion, it set off a new round of economic doom saying
The children we identified as having attention difficulties were not diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (注意力缺乏多动症, ADHD), although some may have had the disorder.
2018年12月六级真题（第一套）阅读 Section C
You see there has been a sharp increase in Indian's balance of payment deficit.
2015年12月六级真题（第二套）听力 Section A收起真题例句
1. the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
2. an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)
1. 表名词,"……人"; 2. 表抽象名词