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.
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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
References in classic literature ?
Your Honour, I move that the judgment of the Court be set aside and the case reopened.
I set aside, for the Museum, those articles which were the most frail and precious.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
He set aside the hatchet and picked up the plane to make the wood smooth and even, but as he drew it to and fro, he heard the same tiny voice.
To the Western world, life, save for the conventional hour or so set aside on the seventh day, is a thing profane.
However, of those forty roubles I mean to set aside twenty-five for yourself, two for my landlady, and the remainder for my own spending.
His exertions had made him highly successful in his profession; and his affectionate anxiety to provide for the future of those who were dependent on his labours had impelled him, from the time of his marriage, to devote to the insuring of his life a much larger portion of his income than most men consider it necessary to set aside for that purpose.
That first day's verdict made him a fool, and he was not able to get it set aside, or even modified.
Though he had set aside yearly a portion of his income for my young lady's fortune, he had a natural desire that she might retain - or at least return in a short time to - the house of her ancestors; and he considered her only prospect of doing that was by a union with his heir; he had no idea that the latter was failing almost as fast as himself; nor had any one, I believe: no doctor visited the Heights, and no one saw Master Heathcliff to make report of his condition among us.
the Head-Growler exclaimed, almost choking with vexation at being set aside, for he had put on his best Court-suit, made entirely of cat-skins, for the occasion.
Do you imagine that a state can subsist and not be overthrown, in which the decisions of law have no power, but are set aside and trampled upon by individuals?
Opening another book he saw it was "Palmerin de Oliva," and beside it was another called "Palmerin of England," seeing which the licentiate said, "Let the Olive be made firewood of at once and burned until no ashes even are left; and let that Palm of England be kept and preserved as a thing that stands alone, and let such another case be made for it as that which Alexander found among the spoils of Darius and set aside for the safe keeping of the works of the poet Homer.