set-aside


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set-a·side

(sĕt′ə-sīd′)
n.
1. Something, such as land or a certain percentage of profits, that is set aside for a specific purpose.
2. A program requiring that a percentage of government procurement contracts be reserved for disadvantaged businesses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.set-aside - reserved in advance
reserved - set aside for the use of a particular person or party
Translations

set-aside

[ˈsetəsaɪd] N (Agr) → retirada f de tierras, abandono m de tierras
set-aside landtierra f en barbecho
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The Medicare set-aside program, sitting astride the workers' comp and federal benefit systems, has been hard for me to understand.
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