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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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Army Distributed Learning Education and Training Products: Small business set-aside.
But, contrary to popular belief, farmers will not be forced or obliged to cultivate any additional land, formerly set-aside or cropped, in 2007/08.
The derogation is subject to the condition that the land is not used for lucrative purposes - in particular, that no fodder produced on that set-aside land is sold.
As government solidifies mechanisms for fulfilling set-aside category goals, competition for these prime reserve dollars is increasing," said Megan Gamse, manager, defense opportunities for INPUT.
George LaNoue, a professor at University of Maryland at Baltimore who studies affirmative action law, says that the DOD's abandonment of its set-aside policy has potential ramifications for all federal set-aside programs.
The elimination of set-aside programs will adversely impact minority companies' access to capital.
The set-aside is a milestone event for our organization and other organizations that help people with special needs," said HCE President Maureen Walliser.
It applied the same reasoning in deciding that an agency must consider a HUBZone set-aside before awarding a follow-on contract for work that has been performed by an 8(a)firm.
Fifteen years later, the half a million hectares of set-aside land have become some of the most attractive areas for wildlife on modern farms.
Because of the abnormally dry weather conditions, which have had a serious effect on the amount of grass available, the European Union has granted the UK's request for a derogation to allow land set-aside in 2006 to be grazed or harvested for animal feed.
Set-Aside Alert is a market education and business development tool for small businesses interested in taking advantage of government set-aside procurement opportunities.
The set-aside program is part of the bill to spend $173 billion on highway construction and repair over the next six years.