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  • In United States politics, an earmark is a legislative (especially congressional) provision that directs approved funds to be spent on specific projects, or that directs specific exemptions from taxes or mandated fees.[1] The term "earmark" is used in this sense only in the United States. — “Earmark (politics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Earmark (agriculture), cuts or marks in the ears of animals made to Earmark (politics), a legislative provision that directs funds to be spent on specific. — “Earmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view of the subject. Pork-barrel projects, or earmarks, are added to the federal budget by members of the appropriation committees of United States. — “Pork barrel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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