earmarked Definition

  • 1designate (funds or resources) for a particular purpose.
  • 2set aside or reserve (something) for a particular purpose.

Using earmarked: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "earmarked" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The funds were earmarked for the new school building.

  • Example

    The company has earmarked $2 million for research and development.

  • Example

    The land has been earmarked for a new park.

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Summary: earmarked in Brief

'Earmarked' [eer-mahrkt] means to designate or set aside funds or resources for a specific purpose. For example, 'The company has earmarked $2 million for research and development.' It is a formal term that can be used interchangeably with 'allocate' or 'designate.'