Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “public finance”

public finance

noun
 
 
GOVERNMENT, ECONOMICS
[plural or U] ( also public funds [plural]) the money that a government has available to spend from taxes and borrowing: Which country has been most successful in managing its public finances? public finance department/figures/forecasts
(Definition of public finance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of public finance?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “public finance”

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More