fiscal

[fis-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the public treasury or revenues: fiscal policies.
2.
of or pertaining to financial matters in general.
noun
3.
(in some countries) a prosecuting attorney.
4.
Philately. a revenue stamp.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin fiscālis. See fisc, -al1

fiscally, adverb
nonfiscal, adjective
nonfiscally, adverb
quasi-fiscal, adjective
quasi-fiscally, adverb
unfiscal, adjective
unfiscally, adverb


1. See financial.
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fiscal (ˈfɪskəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to government finances, esp tax revenues
2.  of or involving financial matters
 
n
3.  a.  (in some countries) a public prosecutor
 b.  (Scot) short for procurator fiscal
4.  a postage or other stamp signifying payment of a tax
 
[C16: from Latin fiscālis concerning the state treasury, from fiscus public money; see fisc]
 
'fiscally
 
adv

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fiscal
1560s, "pertaining to public revenue," from M.Fr. fiscal, from L.L. fiscalis "of or belonging to the state treasury," from L. fiscus "treasury," originally "purse, basket made of twigs (in which money was kept)," of unknown origin. The general sense of "financial" (1865, Amer.Eng.) was abstracted from
phrases like fiscal calendar, fiscal year. Related: Fiscally.
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Example sentences
If the problem is a lack of demand, policies that boost demand-fiscal stimulus, aggressive monetary policy-will help.
The economy needs strong doses of both fiscal and monetary policy.
Others welcomed better co-ordination between monetary and fiscal policy.
But when expansionary monetary policy has gone as far as it can, banking and
  fiscal policies have their place.
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