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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.
Set aside was introduced by the EU in 1992 to control the amount of cereals on the market.
Andrew Richards, senior Midlands policy adviser for the NFU, said: "There is no rationale for set aside to be kept in place since the changes in 2005.
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.
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.