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  1. set-aside

    • IPA[ˈsetəsīd]

    美式

    • n.
      the policy of taking land out of production to reduce crop surpluses;land taken out of production to reduce crop surpluses
    • noun: set-aside, plural noun: set-asides

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the policy of taking land out of production to reduce crop surpluses government subsidies could be an alternative to set-aside grants for providing public access to set-aside land
    • land taken out of production to reduce crop surpluses he has fifty acres of set-aside
    • 2. US a government contract awarded without competition to a minority-owned business.
    • 3. US a portion of funds or other resources reserved for a particular purpose a set-aside for library services for Native Americans