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Overview of noun deficit

The noun deficit has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) deficit, shortage, shortfall

(the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit")

2. deficit

(a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning; "the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory"; "they have serious linguistic deficits")

3. deficit

((sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing)

4. deficit

(an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period); "last year there was a serious budgetary deficit")

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