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  1. pork barrel

    • IPA[ˈpôrk ˌber(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      the use of government funds for projects designed to please voters or legislators and win votes
    • noun: pork barrel

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    名詞

    • 1. informal the use of government funds for projects designed to please voters or legislators and win votes they should not be allowed to dip into the pork barrel wasteful, pork-barrel spending
    • n.
      the utilization of government funds for projects designed to please voters or legislators and ... his tactics have included blatant pork-barrelling

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpɔːk ˌbarəl]

    英式

    • n.
      used in reference to the utilization of government funds for projects designed to please voters ... the lesson that power is based on the pork barrel and purchased with patronage they should not be allowed to dip into the pork barrel

    Oxford Dictionary