Set-aside Definition

sĕtə-sīd
noun
Something set aside or reserved, as by the government, for a specific purpose, for the use or benefit of a particular group, etc.
Webster's New World
A program requiring that a percentage of government procurement contracts be reserved for disadvantaged businesses.
American Heritage
Something, such as an amount of money, that is reserved for some particular later use.
Webster's New World Law

(Britain and Europe) Land that has been taken out of agricultural production to reduce crop surpluses.

Wiktionary
verb
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.
Webster's New World Law
To set aside is to put something off until later or to reserve it for a specific purpose.
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.
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adjective
That has or have been set aside.
Wiktionary
Taken out of agricultural production.
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