Crossword clues for fiscal
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Fiscal \Fis"cal\ (f[i^]s"kal), a. [F. fiscal, L. fiscalis, fr. fiscus. See Fisc.] Pertaining to the public treasury or revenue.
The fiscal arrangements of government.
Fiscal \Fis"cal\, n.
The income of a prince or a state; revenue; exchequer. [Obs.]
A public officer in Scotland who prosecutes in petty criminal cases; -- called also procurator fiscal.
The solicitor in Spain and Portugal; the attorney-general.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1560s, "pertaining to public revenue," from Middle French fiscal, from Late Latin fiscalis "of or belonging to the state treasury," from Latin fiscus "state treasury," originally "money bag, purse, basket made of twigs (in which money was kept)," which is of unknown origin. The etymological notion is of the public purse. The general sense of "financial" (1865, American English) was abstracted from phrases fiscal calendar, fiscal year, etc. Related: Fiscally.
Etymology 1 a. 1 Related to the treasury of a country, company, region or city, particularly to government spending and revenue. 2 (context proscribed English) Pertaining to finance and money in general; financial. n. 1 A public official in certain countries having control of public revenue. 2 (context British Scottish law English) procurator fiscal, a public prosecutor. 3 (context legal English) In certain countries, including Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, and former colonies of these countries and certain British colonies, solicitor or attorney general. Etymology 2
n. Any of various African shrikes of the genus ''Lanius''.
Fiscal usually refers to government finance. In this context, it may refer to:
- Fiscal deficit, the budget deficit of a government
- Fiscal policy, use of government expenditure to influence economic development
- Fiscal year/fiscal quarter, reporting periods for firms and other agencies
Fiscal may also refer to:
Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, the public prosector of Scotland
- Procurator Fiscal
- Fiscal (bird), some African species of the shrike genus Lanius
- Fiscal Parish, in Portugal
- Fiscal, Spain municipality in Huesca, Spain
Fiscal is a parish in Amares Municipality in the Braga District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 718, in an area of 3.90 km². Fiscal is the birthplace of Portuguese singer António Ribeiro, mostly known as António Variações. Being homaged with a bust located in his birthplace of Fiscal and the name of a street in the city of Amares.
Usage examples of "fiscal".
They would then turn to Ottawa and demand subsidies to cover fiscal overruns, either bribing ininisters to ensure bailouts or threatening to embarrass the government by halting construction-or both.
Acting would represent a substantial fiscal burden et cetera et cetera.
The Fiscal Sins of a Prairie Prime Minister 289 As to the effect of devaluation, Fleming gave an appraisal in the House of Commons on June 17, 1958, which pointed out that a reduced value of the dollar would help some Canadians, and harm others.
To find the primary extensional funding formula, multiply the departmental needs analysis by the fiscal base quotient, unless the project involves calibrated structuring, in which case the quotient should be calculated according to Section W-A of the accompanying instructions.
It may also empower courts of bankruptcy to entertain petitions by taxing agencies or instrumentalities for a composition of their indebtedness where the State has consented to the proceeding and the federal court is not authorized to interfere with the fiscal or governmental affairs of the petitioner.
Deputy Chief of CTC Ben Bonk noted in the talking points that the CTC had obligated 50 percent of its fiscal year 2000 budget by Jan.
Only today I brought down a Barnes Stormer flown by a fiscal terrorist.
Were there other clients, bankers helping this same unfortunate striver with fiscal problems, clerics helping him over theological humps, engineers giving useful tips about his gas turbines?
Sure enough, as we trailed out, the fiscal agent and the buyers were awaiting me.
Underpinning all of it like the fiscal standard in commercial societies lay a bedrock of depravity and violence where in an egalitarian absolute every man was judged by a single standard and that was his readiness to kill.
Germany continues to press for an early introduction of the Eurodollar and fiscal union in general .
From a fiscal standpoint, my three-year-old daughter is more fiscally accountable than Yeltsin or Viktor Grozny ever was.
The advantage of the Krugerrand, the girl at this fiscal alternatives place explained, is it weighs one troy ounce exactly and is easier to deal with.
Committee for Responsible Budgets, a group that meets twice a year and circulates papers on fiscal management.
Littlepage: That the association request the Secretary of Agriculture to include in his estimates of appropriations for the next fiscal year a sum sufficient, in his judgment, to enable the department to carry on a continuous survey of nut culture, including the investigation and study of nut trees throughout the northern states, such nut trees including all the native varieties of nuts, hickories, walnuts, butternuts and any sub-divisions of those varieties, and that a committee of three be appointed to interview the secretary personally to have this amount included in the appropriation.