D words

default
To fail to meet an obligation, especially a financial one 
deferment
An excuse, issued by the draft board the lets a person be excused from military service for various reasons 
deficit
The shortage that occurs when spending is greater than income
deficit spending
The government spending more money than it takes in 
demilitarized zone
A region where no military forces or weapons are permitted 
deport

         To send out of a country aliens who are considered dangerous

deregulation
The act of cutting the restrictions and regulations that government places on business
desegregate

         To end the practice separating or isolating people of different races 

detente
A policy which attempts to relax or ease tensions between nations 
dictator
A leader who rules with total authority, often in a cruel or brutal manner 
disarmament
Removal of weapons 
discrimination
Unfair treatment of a group; unequal treatment because of a person’s race, religion, ethnic background, or place of birth
dissent
Disagreement with or opposition to an opinion
dividend
A stockholder’s share of a company’s profits, usually as a cash payment
dollar diplomacy
A policy of joining the business interests of a country with its diplomatic interests abroad
downsize
The practice of companies laying off workers to become more efficient and to increase their earnings
dry farming
The way of farming dry land in which seeds are planted deep in ground where there is some moisture

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