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1‘the cash had been earmarked for a big expansion of the firm’
set aside, lay aside, set apart, keep back, appropriate, reserve, keep
designate, assign, label, tag, mark
allocate to, allot to, devote to, pledge to, commit to, give over to
1‘he had all the earmarks of a big leaguer’
characteristic, attribute, feature, quality, essential quality, property, mark, trademark, hallmark
mannerism, way, tendency
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.