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- n. an excess of the federal government's spending over its revenue
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The slow economic recovery and dire federal deficit barely penetrated the walls of the Terranea Resort near Los Angeles, where the leaders of the tech industry gathered.
I bet you the entire federal deficit that those ne’er-do-wells would finally understand what it means to get tough on crime.