- [C]不足,缺乏 an amount which is too small in quantity or too low in quality
- [C]赤字,亏空,亏损 excess of debts over income; amount of this excess
- the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required;
"new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"
- a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning;
"the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory"
"they have serious linguistic deficits"
- (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing
- an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period);
"last year there was a serious budgetary deficit"
- The current trade deficit indicates a serious imbalance between our import and export trade.
- We have a great deficit this year.
- The company had a deficit of 5000 dollars.
- She has to indent on reserves to cover the deficit.
- It also found no magnocellular deficit.
- A sleep deficit may be impossible to make up.
We raised ￡100, and we need ￡200; that's a deficit of ￡100.
The directors have reported a deficit of 2.5 million dollars.
- deficit:deficit n. 赤字, 不足额…