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set sth aside

phrasal verb with set uk   /set/  us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
  • (PURPOSE)

to ​save something, usually ​money or ​time, for a ​specialpurpose: He had some ​money in an ​account that he'd set ​aside for his ​kids. [+ to infinitive] I set ​asidehalf an ​hour every ​evening tohear Erik ​read.

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  • (LEGAL DECISION)

If a ​judge or ​court sets ​aside a ​previousdecision or ​judgment, they ​state that it does not now have any ​legaleffect, usually because they ​consider it to have been ​wrong: The ​Court of Appeal set ​aside his ​conviction.
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set sth aside

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (setting, set, set)
FINANCE to ​save something, especially ​money, for a ​specialpurpose: Businesses that ​create new ​jobs are ​eligible for a ​taxcredit, for which the ​statecurrently sets aside $20 million. The ​budget sets aside enough ​money to ​provide a 3.5% ​payraise for the city's ​roughly 1,800 ​non-unionemployees.
LAW if a ​judge or ​court sets aside a previous decision or ​judgment, they ​state that it does not now have any ​legaleffect, usually because they consider it to have been wrong: The Court of Appeal set aside his ​conviction.
(Definition of set sth aside from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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