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spillover (economics)

Definition:

any indirect effect of public expenditure

Class:

phenomenon noun (natural phenomena)

Plural:

spillovers

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

All senses of spillover...

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

spillover

a situation or feeling that starts in one place but then begins to happen or have an effect somewhere else. | [military] a conflict that starts in one ... (27 of 463 words, 8 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/spillover

Merriam-Webster:

spillover [often attributive]

the act or an instance of spilling over | a quantity that spills over | an extension of something especially when an excess exists (22 of 76 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/spillover

Oxford Dictionary:

spillover

an instance of overflowing or spreading into another area | a thing that spreads or has spread into another area | [modifier] : an unexpected ... (23 of 71 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/spillover

Cambridge Dictionary:

spillover [entry 1, United States]

an amount of liquid which has become too much for the object that contains it and flows or spreads out (20 of 39 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/spillover 1

spillover [entry 2, United States]

the effects of an activity which have spread further than was originally intended (13 of 34 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/spillover 2

American Heritage Dictionary:

spillover

The act or an instance of spilling over. | An amount or quantity spilled over. | A side effect arising from or as if from an unpredicted source (26 of 37 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/spillover

Macmillan British Dictionary:

spillover [countable] | spillovers [plural]

an effect that spreads more than people expected or intended (10 of 35 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/spillover

Wiktionary:

spillover | spillovers [plural]

That which overflows; the excess or side effect. | The spread of infectious disease between different species of animal and particularly to humans. (22 of 23 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/spillover

Random House Dictionary:

spillover

the act of spilling over. | a quantity of something spilled over; overflow. (12 of 19 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/spillover

New World Dictionary:

spillover

the act of spilling over | that which spills over; excess or overabundance (12 of 14 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Wikipedia:

Result | upshot

the final consequence of a sequence of actions or events expressed qualitatively or quantitatively. Possible results include advantage, disadvantage, gain, injury, loss, value and victory. There may be a range of possible outcomes associated with an... (36 of 370 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Result

Britannica Encyclopedia:

event [occurrence]

notion that became of singular importance in the philosophical speculation about relativity physics. The best-known analyses are those of the ... (20 of 71 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/197129​/event

Encarta Dictionary:

spillover | spillovers [plural]

Same as spillage (sense 2) | a spread or expansion of something from a confined space into a nearby area | an indirect effect of something (24 of 39 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861711758​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Cambridge Dictionary:

spillover [entry 1, United States]

Audio: North American English pronunuciation of "spillover"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/spillover 1

Macmillan British Dictionary:

spillover [countable] | spillovers [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "spillover"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/spillover

Macmillan American Dictionary:

spillover [countable] | spillovers [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "spillover"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/spillover

the Free Dictionary:

spillover

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "spillover"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "spillover"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "spillover" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/spillover

Google Dictionary:

spillover | spillovers [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "spillover"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

spillover

Audio: North American pronunciation of "spillover"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=spillo​01 word=spillover

YourDictionary Audio:

spillover

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "spillover" by speech synthesizer

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