earmark - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈɪə(r)ˌmɑː(r)k/
present tense
I/you/we/theyearmark
he/she/itearmarks
present participleearmarking
past tenseearmarked
past participleearmarked
  1. to decide to use something, especially money, for a particular purpose

    Some funds are earmarked for anti-drug programmes.