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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
deficit /'defisit/
  • danh từ
    • (tài chính) số tiền thiếu hụt (do chi lớn hơn thu)
      • to make up a deficit; to meet a deficit: bù lại số tiền thiếu hụt
Concise Dictionary
+the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
+a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning
+(sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing
+an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)

Thesaurus Dictionary
loss, deficiency, shortfall, shortage, default:
At the end of the year there was a considerable deficit.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 (economics) the amount by which money spent or owed is greater than money earned in a particular period of time: a budget / trade deficit + The trade balance has been in deficit for the past five years.
Compare: SURPLUS
2 the amount by which sth, especially an amount of money, is too small or smaller than sth else: There's a deficit of $3 million in the total needed to complete the project. + The team has to come back from a 20 deficit in the first half.
Collocation Dictionary


huge, large, massive, serious, substantial | small | net, overall | balance-of-payments, budget, budgetary, financial, fiscal, trade


face, have, run, show
If the government didn't run such huge deficits, the country would not have financial problems. The trade balance shows a deficit of two million pounds.
| go into, move into, run up, slip into
to prevent the country moving into deficit The company has run up a deficit of £30,000.
| cut, eliminate, make up, reduce, tackle, wipe out
You cannot cut a budget deficit simply by raising taxes. We will find it hard to make up this deficit.
| overcome, overturn
United are hoping to overturn a two-goal deficit from the first leg.
| finance, fund
The government was forced to sell state-owned companies to fund the budget deficit.


run at sth
a budget deficit running at 7% of GDP
| grow, increase, rise, widen | decrease, fall, narrow, shrink


in ~
The UK remained in deficit with all countries outside the EU.
| ~ with
the US trade deficit with Japan

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