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There are 4 meanings of the word Deficit.

Deficit - as a noun

The property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required

Example: "New blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"

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A deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning

Example: "The people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory"

(sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

An excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)

Example: "Last year there was a serious budgetary deficit"

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Example Sentences

"The government is facing a budget deficit due to increased spending."
"The trade deficit between the two countries is widening."
"The team ended the season with a significant point deficit."
"The company is struggling to overcome its financial deficit."
"Many parents are concerned about the education system's deficit in funding."
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Word Game Points

Is DEFICIT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, deficit is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DEFICIT has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is DEFICIT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, deficit is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DEFICIT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is DEFICIT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, deficit is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DEFICIT has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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