AskDefine | Define fiscal

Dictionary Definition

fiscal adj : involving financial matters; "fiscal responsibility" [syn: financial] [ant: nonfinancial]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From Latin fiscus ‘treasury’.

Pronunciation

/ˈfɪskəl/

Adjective

  1. Related to the treasury of a country, company, region or city.
  2. Pertaining to finance in general.

Noun

  1. A public official in certain countries having control of public revenue.
  2. Any of various African shrikes of the genus Lanius.

Translations

See also

Spanish

Adjective

  1. fiscal.
  2. prosecuting

Noun

  1. prosecutor.

Related terms

Extensive Definition

The term fiscal refers to government debt, expenditures and revenues, or to finance (particularly financial revenue) in general. See also
fiscal in Spanish: Fiscal
fiscal in Portuguese: Fiscal
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