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deficit financing

noun
1.
(especially of a government) expenditures in excess of public revenues, made possible typically by borrowing.
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deficit financing

noun
1.
government spending in excess of revenues so that a budget deficit is incurred, which is financed by borrowing: recommended by Keynesian economists in order to increase economic activity and reduce unemployment Also called compensatory finance, pump priming
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A government policy of financing large public expenditures by borrowing money rather than by raising taxes; also called deficit spending.

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