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used in 1984 by Orwell

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politics:  congressional instructions (often never voted upon) specifying how funds should be spent

or (more generally):  give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
  • About a quarter of one's salary had to be earmarked for voluntary subscriptions, which were so numerous that it was difficult to keep track of them.
    p. 56.6
earmarked = saved or used
There are no more uses of "earmark" in 1984 by Orwell.

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