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"fiscal" in British English

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fiscaladjective

uk   us   /ˈfɪs.kəl/
connected with (​public) ​money: fiscal ​policy
fiscally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
The ​proposal is fiscally ​sound.
(Definition of fiscal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fiscal" in American English

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fiscaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈfɪs·kəl/
relating to ​publicmoney or other ​financialmatters: a ​sound fiscal ​policy
(Definition of fiscal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fiscal" in Business English

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fiscaladjective

uk   us   /ˈfɪskəl/
ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, TAX relating to ​governmentfinance and ​taxes: fiscal challenges/ issues/problems With the serious fiscal ​challenges facing the ​federalgovernment, ​agencies must ​maximize their ​ability to ​manage and ​safeguardvaluabletaxpayers' ​dollars.fiscal deficit/surplus Overall, the ​situation looks favourable in ​terms of the fiscal ​surplus he has ​projected. The ​governor said the fiscal ​crisis couldn't be solved by ​spendingcuts alone, insisting the ​stateneedsadditionalrevenue.
mainly US FINANCE relating to ​money and ​finances: Analysts said yesterday's ​settlement was unlikely to affect the company's fiscal ​health.
mainly US ACCOUNTING relating to a ​period of 12 months, or a ​part of that ​period, used by a ​company to ​calculate and ​report its ​financialinformation: The ​software company's fiscal third-quarter ​netincome of $1.06 million, or 10 ​cents a ​share, ​fellshort of Wall Street's ​expectations.
fiscal 2010/2011 etc. US ACCOUNTING, TAX the financialyear 2010, etc.: Our fiscal 2009 ​results were ​challenged by the ​worldeconomicdownturn.
fiscally
adverb /ˈfɪskəli/
It is fiscally irresponsible for us to ​spendmoney that we do not have.
(Definition of fiscal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fiscal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 财政的, 国库的…
in Turkish mali, parasal…
in Russian фискальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 財政的, 國庫的…
in Polish fiskalny…
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