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When I was first elected to the House in 2006, it was important to me to send a clear message to the people of NY-20: I wanted to be a representative for the people and shed some light on their government, so I became the first member of Congress to post my schedule, my financial disclosures and my earmark requests all online.
Kirsten Gillibrand

Meaning of "earmark" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EARMARK

earmark  [ˈɪəˌmɑːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EARMARK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Earmark is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb earmark in English.

WHAT DOES EARMARK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Earmark

Earmark may refer to: ▪ Earmark, cuts or marks in the ears of animals made to show ownership ▪ Earmark, a legislative provision that directs funds to be spent on specific projects ▪ Earmark, a requirement that a source of revenue be devoted to a specific public expenditure ▪ EARMARK ▪ Earmark, a joint venture between Sanctuary Records Group and Get Back...

Definition of earmark in the English dictionary

The first definition of earmark in the dictionary is to set aside or mark out for a specific purpose. Other definition of earmark is to make an identification mark on the ear of. Earmark is also a mark of identification on the ear of a domestic animal.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO EARMARK

PRESENT

Present
I earmark
you earmark
he/she/it earmarks
we earmark
you earmark
they earmark
Present continuous
I am earmarking
you are earmarking
he/she/it is earmarking
we are earmarking
you are earmarking
they are earmarking
Present perfect
I have earmarked
you have earmarked
he/she/it has earmarked
we have earmarked
you have earmarked
they have earmarked
Present perfect continuous
I have been earmarking
you have been earmarking
he/she/it has been earmarking
we have been earmarking
you have been earmarking
they have been earmarking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I earmarked
you earmarked
he/she/it earmarked
we earmarked
you earmarked
they earmarked
Past continuous
I was earmarking
you were earmarking
he/she/it was earmarking
we were earmarking
you were earmarking
they were earmarking
Past perfect
I had earmarked
you had earmarked
he/she/it had earmarked
we had earmarked
you had earmarked
they had earmarked
Past perfect continuous
I had been earmarking
you had been earmarking
he/she/it had been earmarking
we had been earmarking
you had been earmarking
they had been earmarking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will earmark
you will earmark
he/she/it will earmark
we will earmark
you will earmark
they will earmark
Future continuous
I will be earmarking
you will be earmarking
he/she/it will be earmarking
we will be earmarking
you will be earmarking
they will be earmarking
Future perfect
I will have earmarked
you will have earmarked
he/she/it will have earmarked
we will have earmarked
you will have earmarked
they will have earmarked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been earmarking
you will have been earmarking
he/she/it will have been earmarking
we will have been earmarking
you will have been earmarking
they will have been earmarking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would earmark
you would earmark
he/she/it would earmark
we would earmark
you would earmark
they would earmark
Conditional continuous
I would be earmarking
you would be earmarking
he/she/it would be earmarking
we would be earmarking
you would be earmarking
they would be earmarking
Conditional perfect
I would have earmark
you would have earmark
he/she/it would have earmark
we would have earmark
you would have earmark
they would have earmark
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been earmarking
you would have been earmarking
he/she/it would have been earmarking
we would have been earmarking
you would have been earmarking
they would have been earmarking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you earmark
we let´s earmark
you earmark
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to earmark
Past participle
earmarked
Present Participle
earmarking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EARMARK


benchmark
ˈbɛntʃˌmɑːk
birthmark
ˈbɜːθˌmɑːk
bookmark
ˈbʊkˌmɑːk
countermark
ˈkaʊntəˌmɑːk
daymark
ˈdeɪˌmɑːk
Deutschmark
ˈdɔɪtʃˌmɑːk
fingermark
ˈfɪŋɡəˌmɑːk
finmark
ˈfɪnˌmɑːk
Finnmark
ˈfɪnˌmɑːk
firemark
ˈfaɪəˌmɑːk
footmark
ˈfʊtˌmɑːk
hallmark
ˈhɔːlˌmɑːk
landmark
ˈlændˌmɑːk
Ostmark
ˈɒstˌmɑːk
postmark
ˈpəʊstˌmɑːk
Reichsmark
ˈraɪksˌmɑːk
telemark
ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːk
trademark
ˈtreɪdˌmɑːk
watermark
ˈwɔːtəˌmɑːk
waymark
ˈweɪˌmɑːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EARMARK

early riser
early warning
early warning system
early-bird
early-evening
early-morning
early-music
early-type star
early-warning
earlywood
earmuff
earn
earn one´s daily bread
earned income
earner
earnest
earnest money
earnestly
earnestness
earning power

WORDS THAT END LIKE EARMARK

black mark
check mark
D-mark
Danmark
Denmark
easy mark
exclamation mark
man-mark
mark
minute mark
on your mark
pass mark
punctuation mark
question mark
reference mark
Registered Trademark
remark
Steiermark
stretch mark
the mark

Synonyms and antonyms of earmark in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EARMARK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «earmark» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of earmark

Translation of «earmark» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EARMARK

Find out the translation of earmark to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of earmark from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «earmark» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

留出
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

destinar
570 millions of speakers

English

earmark
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दाग़ना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

علامة مميزة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отличительный признак
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

reservar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিচায়ক চিহ্ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réserver
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Peruntukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vorsehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

取っておく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

따로 배정하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Earmark
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Earmark
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடையாளக் குறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मांडणी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tahsis etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stanziare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kolczyk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відмітна ознака
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aloce
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιφυλάξουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oormerk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

öronmärkning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

øremerke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of earmark

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EARMARK»

The term «earmark» is regularly used and occupies the 74.849 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EARMARK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about earmark

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3 QUOTES WITH «EARMARK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word earmark.
1
Tom Coburn
The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.'
2
Jeff Flake
Many of the earmark request forms are actually filled out by lobbyists and then just turned in by the member's staff to the appropriations committee.
3
Kirsten Gillibrand
When I was first elected to the House in 2006, it was important to me to send a clear message to the people of NY-20: I wanted to be a representative for the people and shed some light on their government, so I became the first member of Congress to post my schedule, my financial disclosures and my earmark requests all online.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EARMARK»

Discover the use of earmark in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to earmark and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Business and Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management
According to a 2007 BusinessWeek investigation, the average firm generates $28 in earmark revenue for each dollar invested in lobbying. Although some firms get no earmarks in spite of heavy lobbying, the most successful firms can generate ...
Archie Carroll, Ann Buchholtz, 2008
2
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007
Soviet Union. The Congress provided an appropriation for each of those programs for 2005. In total, CBO estimates that these earmarks would total $226 million in 2006 and $225 million in 2007. (Those amounts do not include the earmark for ...
3
Congressional Authorizations and Appropriations: How ...
Earmark Disclosure Rules in the House: Member and Committee Requirements 3. in the case of a limited tax or tariff benefit, identification of the individual or entities reasonably anticipated to benefit, to the extent known to the Member; 4. the ...
Bill Heniff, Sandy Streeter, Thecapitol Net, 2010
4
America's Priorities: How the U.S. Government Raises and ...
earmark moratorium did not affect military earmarks in the already-enacted defense appropriations bill.) Earmark reform measures were adopted by the House soon after the convening of the new Congress in January 2007. The House ...
Charles Konigsberg, 2007
5
Health Care Providers' Government Relations Handbook: ...
Earmarking as a Strategy An earmark is part of the overall appropriations process undertaken by Congress each year to provide federal agencies with the funding they need to provide services pursuant to their charge. The fiscal year begins ...
Martha Dale Nathanson, 2004
6
The Federal Budget Process: A description of the federal and ...
Introduction to the Federal Budget Process provide a written statement to the chair and ranking minority member of the committee of jurisdiction that includes the member's name, the name and address of the intended earmark recipient, the  ...
TheCapitol.Net
7
congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the 110th ...
But, as my colleagues know, the Democratic leadership objected to real earmark reform. In fact, they objected on March 29, April 17, June 28, July 9. and July 17— five times in over what has now been 196 days since these earmar k rules ...
8
Congressional Record, V. 152, Pt. 9, June 16, 2006 to June ...
The Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress, and post on the Internet website of the Department of Defense available to the public, each year information as follows: (1) A description of each earmark of funds made available to the ...
Congress, 2010
9
Congressional Record: Senate: Vol. 155 Part 5
EARMARK DECLARATION HON. JOHN BOOZMAN OF ARKANSAS IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Mr. BOOZMAN . Madam Speaker, pursuant to the Republican Leadership standards on earmarks, ...
10
Congressional Record, V. 153, PT. 2, January 18, 2007 to ...
For the purpose of this rule — "(a) the term 'congressional earmark' means a provision or report language included primarily at the request of a Member, Delegate, Resident Commissioner, or Senator providing, authorizing or recommending a ...
U S Congress, Congress (U.S.), 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EARMARK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term earmark is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Media Echo Chamber Repeats Same Misinformation on Road …
What's not in dispute: The Senate road plan would earmark $350 million of state income tax revenue for road repairs starting October 2016, and ... «Michigan Capitol Confidential, Jul 15»
2
The Guardian view on the budget: low tax, low welfare, high pay …
... but he did vow to earmark reductions of £12bn, and when he finally got specific on Wednesday that is exactly what he did. These are savage ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Health executive warns of 'white elephant' without extra cash to run …
But the chief executive of Alberta Health Services is reminding the New Democrat government now that it will also need to earmark a significant ... «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
4
Clarke: Davenport's sewer backup problems long term
Alderman Jeff Justin, 6th Ward, pointed out the city council has not ignored the problem, having agreed to earmark more than $100 million in ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»
5
6 Reasons to Get Excited about Obama's New Solar Energy Plan
Obama has managed to earmark $520 million for solar projects, which will come from a variety of sources. State governments, local ... «Care2.com, Jul 15»
6
Apex leaders to put $15 million traffic bond on November ballot
But Mayor Bill Sutton made one last attempt to remove the maintenance and instead earmark $5 million for parks and recreation – specifically ... «News & Observer, Jul 15»
7
Why New Jersey Got Billions Less Than New York in FEMA Disaster …
... $508 million out of the $4.4 billion it received, and New York City -- which got $4.2 billion in HUD funding -- chose to earmark over $1 billion, ... «NJ Spotlight, Jul 15»
8
TUOI TRE NEWS
The central city of Da Nang will earmark VND236 billion ($10.84 million) from its budget to build a 200-bed heart hospital, the local ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
9
Speech of Vice-President Šefčovič on Energy Union at the …
Although EFSI does not earmark any sectors, it does focus on some, including strategic infrastructure in energy and transport, as well as energy ... «EU News, Jul 15»
10
Costa Mesa's new definition of 'local resident' benefits Leinart …
"I do think that the money could be well used and we could earmark it [for equipment,]" Foley said. Councilman Gary Monahan said criticism of ... «Daily Pilot, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Earmark [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/earmark>. Apr 2020 ».
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