Significado de “earmark” - en el Diccionario Inglés

earmark en inglés americano

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earmarkverb [ T ]

us /ˈɪər·mɑrk/

to intend something for a particular purpose:

Ten thousand dollars of this year’s budget is earmarked for the renovation of the building.

(Definición de earmark del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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earmarknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪəmɑːk/ us

US LAW, POLITICS in the US, a legal request that is added to a law to make sure that an amount of money from the US Congress’s budget is spent on a particular project:

Members of the Party used the 111th Congress to request hundreds of earmarks that added more than $1 billion to the federal budget.
Earmarks often result in the expenditure of large sums of taxpayer money to help a limited number of people.

US LAW, POLITICS an amount of money from the US Congress’s budget to be spent on a particular project:

A senator obtained an earmark of $1.5 million last year to deal with a beetle that attacks trees, lawns, and crops.

a characteristic or feature that is typical of a person or thing:

He said the plan had all the earmarks of an economic disaster because it would increase customer costs.

earmarkverb [ T ]

uk /ˈɪəmɑːk/ us

to keep or plan to use something for a particular purpose:

earmark sth for sth The money had been earmarked for airport improvements.
earmark sth as sth Africa was earmarked as a growth area.
earmark sth to do sth Around 100 stores are earmarked to be sold.

(Definición de earmark del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)