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fiscal

[fis-kuh l] /ˈfɪs kəl/
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
1530-1540
1530-40; < Latin fiscālis. See fisc, -al1
Related forms
fiscally, adverb
nonfiscal, adjective
nonfiscally, adverb
quasi-fiscal, adjective
quasi-fiscally, adverb
unfiscal, adjective
unfiscally, adverb
Synonyms
1. See financial.
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British Dictionary definitions for non fiscal

fiscal

/ˈfɪskəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to government finances, esp tax revenues
2.
of or involving financial matters
noun
3.
  1. (in some countries) a public prosecutor
  2. (Scot) short for procurator fiscal
4.
a postage or other stamp signifying payment of a tax
Derived Forms
fiscally, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin fiscālis concerning the state treasury, from fiscus public money; see fisc
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Word Origin and History for non fiscal
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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