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Synonyms for earmark

Synonyms for earmark

to set aside or apart for a specified purpose

Synonyms for earmark

identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal

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a distinctive characteristic or attribute

give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

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This more limited definition of earmarking is the one most commonly recognized within the scientific community and by the higher-education associations.
for his dogged opposition to the practice of earmarking.
Greater transparency in earmarking practices would send the message that Congress is at least trying to spend our money responsibly.
Vitter has taken heat from educational, religious and civil rights groups for earmarking money in a fiscal 2008 spending bill for the Louisiana Family Forum, "to develop a plan to promote better science education.
By Richard Simon WASHINGTON--Tensions between Republicans and Democrats over the controversial practice of earmarking funds for pet projects sparked a finger-pointing clash on the House floor earlier in May and an unusual attempt Tuesday to reprimand a powerful--and sometimes volatile--Democratic congressman.
The increases in earmarking among federal R & D agencies have coincided with declining R & D budgets.
The benefits of the earmarking process were clearly apparent in the most recent appropriations bill to emerge from Congress.
Earmarking funds is perfectly acceptable to UNICEF, which then can divert funds originally earmarked for the project to more general purposes.
Her goals are to set aside money in another tax-efficient retirement plan (she currently contributes the maximum allowed to her 401(k) at $10,500 a year) and to get an early start earmarking money for her son.
Salmon, who supports devolution of spending authority to the states, and GOP sophomore Mark Neumann, who says of earmarking, "Don't do it, but if you do, just be fair to Wisconsin.
The forces of modernization here developed their own forms of earmarking - gift certificates, Christmas clubs, and money orders - to facilitate this transition.
Rosenzweig, AAU president, admits that the AAU can't force compliance with the moratorium on congressional earmarking.
has proposed a return to earmarking, reads in part:
com users have brought permanent change to earmarking practices in Washington, D.