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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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiscaladjective

    pertaining to the public treasury or revenue

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

  2. Fiscalnoun

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

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

  3. Fiscalnoun

    a treasurer

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

  4. Fiscalnoun

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

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

  5. Fiscalnoun

    the solicitor in Spain and Portugal; the attorney-general

    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

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    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. Tropical Storm Erika , Suarez:

    This plan is an indispensable element to direct the economic development of Puerto Rico, face the fiscal challenges and recover the social well-being of Puerto Ricans.

  2. Robert Bixby:

    The real issue has always been our unsustainable fiscal policy ... it was a problem before the recession and it's still a problem.

  3. James Orlando:

    We do not think it (fiscal stimulus) will be overly beneficial for the U.S. economy, when we look at long-term cycles, we want the government to be reducing deficits during expansion time periods so that they actually have more ammunition to fend off the next recession.

  4. Mitch McConnells:

    Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the President's nominees, and the goal of passing appropriations bills prior to the end of the fiscal year, the August recess has been canceled, senators should expect to remain in session in August to pass legislation, including appropriations bills, and to make additional progress on the President's nominees.

  5. Fed Chair Jerome Powell:

    People are undertaking sacrifices for the common good, we should make them whole. They did not cause this. This is what the great fiscal power of the United States is for, to protect these people from the hardships they are facing.

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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    • A. gauge
    • B. investigating
    • C. rapture
    • D. substitute

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