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pork barrel

noun

: government projects that benefit people in a particular part of the country and that are done in order to help the political careers of elected officials

Full Definition of PORK BARREL

:  government projects or appropriations yielding rich patronage benefits; also :  pork 2
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First Known Use of PORK BARREL

1909

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