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set sth aside

phrasal verb with set
 
 
/set/ verb (setting, set, set)
FINANCE to save something, especially money, for a special purpose: Businesses that create new jobs are eligible for a tax credit, for which the state currently sets aside $20 million. The budget sets aside enough money to provide a 3.5% pay raise for the city's roughly 1,800 non-union employees.
LAW if a judge or court sets aside a previous decision or judgment, they state that it does not now have any legal effect, usually because they consider it to have been wrong: The Court of Appeal set aside his conviction.
Translations of “set sth aside”
in Chinese (Traditional) 目的, 撥出,留出(金錢或時間)…
in Russian откладывать, копить…
in Turkish ayırmak, bir kenara koymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 目的, 拨出,留出(金钱或时间)…
in Polish odkładać coś…
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