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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Acquisition of government money for benefits to a specific locale.

Usage examples (34)
  • Keeps his hold on his constituents through unashamed pork-barreling
  • They think pork-barreling is their right, ... things like that. 

  • We engaged in the earmarking and pork-barreling, which is corruption.
  • I'm not sure all of the "buy in Canada" provisions can be attributed solely to pork-barreling. for more
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