make good a deficit, shortfall

make good a deficit, shortfall
make good a deficit, shortfall, etc.
to reduce the bad effect of there not being enough of something, for example money: »

Many employers have been called upon to make good the deficits in their pension plans.

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Exports of North Sea oil and gas dried up and failed to make good the shortfall in the manufacturing sector.

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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