Definition of red ink in English:

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[mass noun] chiefly North American
  • Used in reference to financial deficit or debt: he voted for many of the projects that have left the state awash in red ink
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    • Piling on more red ink to the existing federal budget deficit and the national debt will do both long and short term harm to our economy.
    • Last month, across the whole of the UK, consumers added £10 bn of red ink to their personal balance sheets.
    • It accounts for £4m of revenues as it attempts to shore up a balance sheet dripping in red ink.

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