from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The treasury of a kingdom or state.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A treasury, particularly that of a prince or a state.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A public or state treasury.
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- noun historical The public
treasuryof ancient Rome.
- noun Any state
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; responsible for authorizing wiretaps and other forms of electronic surveillance and for authorizing searches of suspected spies and terrorists by the Department of Justice or United States intelligence agencies
- noun a state treasury or exchequer or a royal treasury; originally the public treasury of Rome or the emperor's private purse
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Should his state alone give up earmarks for the sake of the national fisc, which is something everyone should be concerned about?
Slower growth this year is robbing the fisc of tax revenues, yet spending continues to accelerate.
The ECB's interest rates also appear to have been too low for Ireland's overheating economy, partially fueling the real-estate bubble that took down the country's banks and public fisc.
People need to stay vigilant and be tenacious to protect public lands, and the public fisc.
And sure enough, CBO, in its final estimate at passage, said that Class would reduce the deficit by $70 billion through 2019—or more than half the bill's supposed $124 billion 10-year "savings" to the federal fisc.
Regarding the burden on the poor, I'd respond that it depends on the overall post-fisc versus pre-fisc level of well-being among the poor.
The freshman Republican now fears the talks will end with a whimper of small revenue and spending measures that will do little to help the economy or the federal fisc.
For Germany in particular, the fear is that a shared fisc will amount to industrious countries subsidizing spendthrift ones.
Spending is due to double over the next decade, feeding on more and more of the federal fisc and national wealth.
"However, generally speaking, we are always concerned about any threat to the public fisc and will work to hold individuals accountable if wrongdoing is found and able to be proven."