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Definition of "earmarking" []

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

Use "earmarking" in a sentence
  • "The term earmarking, as used in this report, refers to the process by which congressional restrictions are placed on how an agency is to spend appropriated funds."
  • "Bush failed on this, allowing Republicans to run rampant in earmarking excess, and Obama has if anything been even worse on this dimension."
  • "Guys, I know Democrats are way more corrupt, but indulging in your own earmarking is how Republicans lost power in the first place."
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