American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to government expenditures, revenues, and debt: a fiscal policy of incurring budget deficits to stimulate a weak economy.
- adj. Of or relating to finance or finances.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the public treasury or revenue; relating to or concerned with the collection and expenditure of taxes and customs; pertaining to the financial operations of a government.
- Hence Of or pertaining to financial matters in general: as, a, fiscal agent.
- n. Revenue; the income of a sovereign or state.
- n. In some countries, a treasurer or minister of finance.
- n. In Spain and Portugal, the king's solicitor or attorney-general.
- n. A public prosecutor. In Scotland he is also called procurator-fiscal. In the Dutch colonies in America the officer who acted as sheriff and public prosecutor and carried out the customs regulations of the Dutch West India Company was called a fiscal, or schout fiscael (fiscal sheriff).
- n. An African shrike, as Lanius or Fiscus collaris.
- adj. Related to the treasury of a country, company, region or city, particularly to government spending and revenue.
- adj. proscribed Pertaining to finance and money in general; financial.
- n. A public official in certain countries having control of public revenue.
- n. UK, Scottish law Procurator fiscal, a public prosecutor.
- n. law In certain countries, including Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, and former colonies of these countries and certain British colonies, solicitor or attorney general.
- n. Any of various African shrikes of the genus Lanius.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to the public treasury or revenue.
- n. obsolete The income of a prince or a state; revenue; exchequer.
- n. A treasurer.
- n. A public officer in Scotland who prosecutes in petty criminal cases; -- called also
- n. The solicitor in Spain and Portugal; the attorney-general.
- adj. involving financial matters
- After Afrikaans fiskaal ("public official, hangman") (Wiktionary)
- French, from Latin fiscālis, from fiscus, money basket, treasury. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Readers see the term fiscal consolidation, but what does that mean exactly?”
“In the run-up to the summit, Mr. Draghi's use of the term "fiscal compact" had spurred hopes that the ECB would be prepared to engage in massive buying of bonds from distressed euro zone states, an interpretation he discouraged on Thursday.”
“In the run-up to the summit, Draghi's use of the term "fiscal compact" had spurred investor hopes that the ECB would engage in massive buying of bonds from distressed euro zone states.”
“They urgently need to formulate and clearly communicate a vision for a sound and stable euro area that deserves the name fiscal compact," Thomas Harjes, senior European economist at Barclays Capital in Frankfurt, wrote in a note on Jan. 6.”
“I firmly believe that the term fiscal conservative and Washington insider (read elected representative) are mutually exclusive.”
“Moody's cites what it calls the fiscal and economic conditions caused by the damaged power plant along with Cyprus' fractious political climate.”
“Moody's cited what it calls the fiscal and economic conditions caused by a damaged power plant along with Cyprus' fractious political climate.”
“Ms. Murkowski campaigned on a record of what she calls fiscal conservatism while taking actions to protect and expand oil and gas, fisheries and other big Alaskan industries.”
“Politicians and economists call it fiscal discipline.”
“And he's holding what he calls a fiscal responsibility summit.”
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