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English definition of “earmark”


verb [T often passive]     /ˈɪə.mɑːk/ US  /ˈɪr.mɑːrk/
to keep or intend something for a particular purpose: Five billion dollars of this year's budget is already earmarked for hospital improvements.Keeping and storing things
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