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  1. earmarknoun

    identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal

    hallmark, stylemark, trademark

  2. hallmark, trademark, earmark, stylemarkverb

    a distinctive characteristic or attribute

    assay-mark, hallmark, authentication, stylemark, trademark

  3. allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserveverb

    give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

    "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"

    admit, grant, set aside, capture, appropriate, suspend, hold, let, book, give up, reserve, tolerate, countenance, permit, provide, leave, allow, conquer, take into account, seize, allow for

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  1. List of paraphrases for "earmark":

    allocate, ring-fence, devote, assign, affect

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  1. Israel Katz:

    We have means of offense and defense, but this would spare us the need to earmark enormous resources on a permanent basis and for the long-term in the face of such threats.

  2. Yanzhong Huang:

    So far we haven't heard the US saying or suggesting they're gon na earmark a percentage of their vaccine to support poor countries. So that puts China in an even better situation to use the vaccine to serve its foreign policy objective.

  3. Ted Budd:

    Taxpayers across the country are getting their first look at what Washington is like in the new earmark era. It’s not a pretty sight.

  4. Roy Blunt:

    I would expect that if House Senate Republicans and House Democrats are going to earmark and Senate Democrats are going to earmark that I'll be part of the process.

  5. Rob Portman:

    The deficit, of course, has been at historic levels the last year and likely to be again this year, just did 1.9trillion, second is, where doearmarksgo? ... There's some good analysis out there showing that more than half of it goes to those kinds of leadership positions. So for all those members who supported it, they might want to think, gosh, am I really going to get the earmark anyway?

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  • инәүBashkir
  • слагам настрана, дамга на ухотоBulgarian
  • reserva, reservar, asignación, destinar, destino, asignar, apartarSpanish
  • korvamerkitä, korvamerkkiFinnish
  • réserver, allouerFrench
  • दाग़नाHindi
  • тавро, клеймо на ухе, отмечать, выделятьRussian
  • öronmärkaSwedish

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