- An example of set aside is when you have a project that isn't due for a month and you decide to first work on projects that are due next week.
- An example of set aside is to save $5 a week for a future vacation.
To set aside is to put something off until later or to reserve it for a specific purpose.
something set aside or reserved, as by the government, for a specific purpose, for the use or benefit of a particular group, etc.
- Something, such as land or a certain percentage of profits, that is set aside for a specific purpose.
- A program requiring that a percentage of government procurement contracts be reserved for disadvantaged businesses.
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set-aside - Investment & Finance Definition
A federal contract that only small businesses or minority-owned firms may bid on.
set-aside - Legal Definition
Something, such as an amount of money, that is reserved for some particular later use.
To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.