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Definition of "earmarked" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of earmark. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "earmarked" in a sentence
  • "At least one of McConnell's requested projects was accepted, with $20 million being earmarked from the Transportation Department for a bridge replacement between Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind. All told, five members of the GOP's leadership - McConnell, Pence, Sessions, Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) - sent letters requesting that funds be funneled to more than a dozen projects."
  • "The British rise has coincided with an influx of funds earmarked from the national lottery."
  • "According to that data, the average state got about $50 per person in earmarked funds in 2008."
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