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fiscal

adjective fis·cal \ ˈfi-skəl \
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of fiscal

1 : of or relating to taxation, public revenues, or public debt
  • fiscal policy
  • the city's fiscal requirements
2 : of or relating to financial matters
  • fiscal transactions

fiscally

play \ˈfi-skə-lē\ adverb

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Examples of fiscal in a Sentence

  1. the fiscal health of the university

  2. gained some fiscal knowledge by taking an economics course

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Origin and Etymology of fiscal

Latin fiscalis, from fiscus basket, treasury

fiscal Synonyms


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fiscal

noun

Definition of fiscal

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Origin and Etymology of fiscal


FISCAL Defined for English Language Learners

fiscal

Definition of fiscal for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to money and especially to the money a government, business, or organization earns, spends, and owes


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fiscal

adjective fis·cal \ ˈfis-kəl \

legal Definition of fiscal

1 : of or relating to taxation, public revenues, or public debt
  • fiscal policy
2 : of or relating to financial matters

fiscally

adverb

Origin and Etymology of fiscal

Latin fiscalis, from fiscus basket, treasury


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