Fiscal definition

fĭskəl
Of or relating to finance or finances.
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Of or relating to government expenditures, revenues, and debt.

A fiscal policy of incurring budget deficits to stimulate a weak economy.

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Designating or of government policies of spending and taxation designed to maintain economic stability, promote full employment, etc.
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Having to do with the public treasury or revenues.
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In some countries, a public prosecutor or other official.
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The definition of fiscal is something related to finances or public revenue.

An example of fiscal is a family budget; a fiscal plan.

An example of fiscal is a 12-month financial period; a fiscal year.

An example of fiscal is money generated by giving parking tickets; fiscal revenue.

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Financial.
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Fiscal is defined as an official person in some countries.

An example of a fiscal is the Crown Office and Procurator Service in Scotland.

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Related to the treasury of a country, company, region or city, particularly to government spending and revenue.
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(proscribed) Pertaining to finance and money in general; financial.
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A public official in certain countries having control of public revenue.
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(UK, Scottish law) Procurator fiscal, a public prosecutor.
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(law) In certain countries, including Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, and former colonies of these countries and certain British colonies, solicitor or attorney general.
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Any of various African shrikes of the genus Lanius.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fiscal
Plural:
fiscals

Origin of fiscal

  • French from Latin fiscālis from fiscus money basket, treasury

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French fiscal, from Latin fiscus (“treasury”) – see fiscus and fisc.

    From Wiktionary

  • After Afrikaans fiskaal (“public official, hangman”)

    From Wiktionary