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deficit

noun

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a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • a growing deficit in the number of hours devoted to sleep

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The first known use of deficit was in 1782

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“Deficit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deficit. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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