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top-slice

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Definition of top-slice in English:

verb

[with object]
Take (part of a budget or fund) and allocate it to finance a specific project, service, etc.
Example sentences
  • In certain circumstances additional tax relief is available by way of top slicing relief.
  • The campaign for top slicing the licence fee to give funds to other suppliers of public service programmes is being revived.
  • And they top slice the money from the education budget so there's less to spend on real education.

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