How do you speak deficit?

Is the L in the word almond silent?

A: The “l” in “almond” was silent until very recently. That’s the only pronunciation given in my old 1956 printing of the unabridged Webster’s New International Dictionary of the English Language (2d ed.). More recent standard dictionaries say we can now properly pronounce “almond” either with or without the “l” sound.

What is deficit English?

1a(1) : deficiency in amount or quality a deficit in rainfall. (2) : a lack or impairment in an ability or functional capacity cognitive deficits a hearing deficit. b : disadvantage scored two runs to overcome a 2–1 deficit.