trade deficit

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trade deficit noun
plural trade deficits
trade deficit
noun
plural trade deficits
Learner's definition of TRADE DEFICIT
[count] finance
: a situation in which a country buys more from other countries than it sells to other countries : the amount of money by which a country's imports are greater than its exports
called also (British) trade gap
opposite trade surplus
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