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Definitions for fiscal
ˈfɪs kəlfis·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiscal, financialadjective

    involving financial matters

    "fiscal responsibility"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fiscalnoun

    Exchequer; revenue.

    Etymology: from fiscus, a treasury, Latin.

    War, as it is entertained by diet, so can it not be long maintained by the ordinary fiscal and receipt. Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiscaladjective

    pertaining to the public treasury or revenue

  2. Fiscalnoun

    the income of a prince or a state; revenue; exhequer

  3. Fiscalnoun

    a treasurer

  4. Fiscalnoun

    a public officer in Scotland who prosecutes in petty criminal cases; -- called also procurator fiscal

  5. Fiscalnoun

    the solicitor in Spain and Portugal; the attorney-general

  6. Etymology: [F. fiscal, L. fiscalis, fr. fiscus. See Fisc.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fiscal

    Involving finance.

    The governments fiscal capacity was improving every day.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fiscal' in Adjectives Frequency: #846

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiscal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiscal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of fiscal in a Sentence

  1. Gopal Krishna Agarwal:

    There's definitely a suggestion to give interest-free loans to farmers. Banks won't have to pay, it has to be incorporated into the budget, and what's the so sacrosanct issue about keeping the fiscal deficit at less than 3.5 percent? If you don't adopt an expansionary economic policy, then the government alone can't create demand by just spending on infrastructure. It has to come from both public and the private sector. The economy will grow only when demand will be created.

  2. Heather Nauert:

    Beyond the budget gap itself and failure to mobilize adequate and appropriate burden sharing, the fundamental business model and fiscal practices that have marked UNRWA for years – tied to UNRWA’s endlessly and exponentially expanding community of entitled beneficiaries – is simply unsustainable and has been in crisis mode for many years.

  3. Mike Manazir:

    We have to buy something in (fiscal year) '16 for that line to extend, the challenge for me is that if the line shuts down ... I now run out of options, and I can't procure Growlers if the analysis says that we need more.

  4. Hiroyuki Fukunaga:

    Since companies like Mitsubishi Corp and Mitsui & Co are expecting surprisingly bad numbers for this fiscal year, the market is braced for more negative news from other companies.

  5. Mark Schmidt:

    We're pleased and grateful the decision was made and the resources were found. Now we have to work on funding for fiscal year 2016.

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