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 for Earmarking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Earmark \Ear"mark`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Earmarked; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Earmarking.]
     1. To mark, as sheep, by cropping or slitting the ear.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To designate or reserve for a specific purpose; as, the
        alumni fund was earmarked for dormitory construction.
        [PJC]

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