fiscal

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

fiscal (comparative more fiscal, superlative most fiscal)

  1. Related to the treasury of a country, company, region or city, particularly to government spending and revenue.
  2. (proscribed) Pertaining to finance and money in general; financial.
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  • Not to be confused with financial, which refers to money generally, particularly lending and banking, rather than narrowly to a treasury.
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Noun[edit]

fiscal (plural fiscals)

  1. A public official in certain countries having control of public revenue.
  2. (UK, Scottish law) Procurator fiscal, a public prosecutor.
  3. (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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Etymology 2[edit]

After Afrikaans fiskaal (public official, hangman)

Noun[edit]

fiscal (plural fiscals)

  1. Any of various African shrikes of the genus Lanius.
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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fiscal m (feminine fiscale, masculine plural fiscaux, feminine plural fiscales)

  1. fiscal, financial

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Adjective[edit]

fiscal m, f (plural fiscales)

  1. fiscal
  2. prosecuting

Noun[edit]

fiscal m, f (plural fiscales)

  1. (law) prosecutor

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