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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fis-kuh l]
    • /ˈfɪs kəl/
    • /ˈfɪs.kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fis-kuh l]
    • /ˈfɪs kəl/

Definitions of fiscal word

  • adjective fiscal of or relating to the public treasury or revenues: fiscal policies. 1
  • adjective fiscal of or relating to financial matters in general. 1
  • noun fiscal (in some countries) a prosecuting attorney. 1
  • noun fiscal Philately. a revenue stamp. 1
  • noun fiscal Of or relating to government revenue, especially taxes. 1
  • abbreviation FISCAL financial 1

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Origin of fiscal

First appearance:

before 1530
One of the 29% oldest English words
From the Latin word fiscālis, dating back to 1530-40. See fisc, -al1

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Parts of speech for Fiscal


fiscal popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fiscal usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fiscal

adj fiscal

  • economic — of or relating to the science of economics.
  • financial — pertaining to monetary receipts and expenditures; pertaining or relating to money matters; pecuniary: financial operations.
  • commercial — Commercial means involving or relating to the buying and selling of goods.
  • money — any circulating medium of exchange, including coins, paper money, and demand deposits.
  • pecuniary — of or relating to money: pecuniary difficulties.

adjective fiscal

  • monetary — of or relating to the coinage or currency of a country.

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