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set-aside

noun Money (a set-aside) taken out of the budget for a specific purpose (e.g., to fund a congressionally mandated program).
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We think that Midland bird populations as a whole would crash if set asides go.
The National Farmers' Union claims 'set aside' areas are redundant and could be used to create crucial revenue for arable farmers struggling to keep afloat following the recent floods.
Set aside was introduced by the EU in 1992 to control the amount of cereals on the market.
That, in turn, lowers prices further, necessitating more government spending and more set asides.
The wettest part of my whole property is all set aside.'
So Farmer Brown could fulfill his set aside requirement for the corn subsidy program by planting hay on 20 percent of his land.
SBA is supporting the protestor's contention that GSA schedule orders must be set aside if they fall between $3,000, the micropurchase threshold, and $100,000, the simplified acquisition threshold.
At issue is the provision of the Small Business Act requiring agencies to set aside contracts in that dollar range for small businesses.
GSA, in its response, argues that the Federal Acquisition Regulation says schedule orders do not have to be set aside, and that policy has been followed for many years.