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fisc

Saltos de línea: fisc
Pronunciación: /fɪsk
 
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Definición de fisc en inglés:

sustantivo

Roman History
1The public treasury of Rome or the emperor’s privy purse.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • With the closure of the temples, sacred property reverted to the imperial fisc.
1.1 archaic & North American A public treasury or exchequer.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • By this he means, first of all, that under it the fisc cannot increase revenues at will, because it has but one source and is already by assumption taking all that that source will yield.
  • According to him, both religion and the state will flourish better when they are not joined through a shared fisc.
  • Further, while this will undoubtedly cause further strain on the already-burdened budget of our southern neighbour, it may serve to draw attention to the parlous state of their fisc and perhaps lead to more prudence.
1.2 (also fisk) Scottish archaic The public treasury to which estates lapse by escheat.

Origen

late 16th century: from French, or from Latin fiscus 'rush basket, purse, treasury'.

Palabras que riman con fisc

bisque, brisk, disc, disk, frisk, risk, whisk

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