Definition of 'reserve'
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Now there are many popular nature reserves that have muddy islands out in front of a hide. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They need a less onerous capital reserves regime. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are usually reserved for people making a fortune or just doing their jobs giving away our money. The Sun (2017)This furry five climbed trees at the nature reserve where they live and curled up for a kip. The Sun (2016)They sent out an email appeal saying at least half its team of four plus one reserve should not be men. The Sun (2016)It was lunchtime and they'd reserved a table for me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The central bank has used about half its foreign reserves since 2011 to prop up the pound and implemented strict restrictions on hard currency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I didn't want another season in the reserves or just playing cup games. The Sun (2017)Montevideo had few police reserves available for a chase. The Bullet Catchers (1989)Which means you need to reserve them in advance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he clearly knew that this same reserve is full of dramatic potential. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Very few survive outside of natural parks and reserves. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Due to play for the reserves next week after two months out with an ankle injury. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only in two relatively small areas are nature reserves to be established. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)One team fielded their reserves and could not wait to get knocked out of the competition. The Sun (2015)The seat reserved for him was empty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We saved almost all of our special dividends to put back into reserves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the regime has refused to release its dwindling foreign currency reserves to replenish drug stocks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So they are increasing bank reserve requirements and reducing the availability of credit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are being told to hoard reserve capital and shrink their balance sheets like other banks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have tables reserved in the beer garden. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He suggests a booking system so cubicles can be reserved in advance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The senior lecturer grade used to be reserved principally for this purpose but is now awarded frequently to reward research output. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And why should people be allowed to reserve themselves an eternal berth in a council cemetery for a few hundred pounds? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Keep a contingency fund in reserve. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Will the offshore reserves be used? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Employment law has also taken into account the government's drive to increase the military reserve forces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Teenage behaviour is best reserved for one 's thirties and forties. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A limited reserve force is available should ground troops be required. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This little reserve is full of rare and unusual flowers and is probably the richest meadow in the Midlands. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Enjoy a beautiful autumnal walk through this nature reserve and keep an eye out for wildlife as you try your hand at some woodland conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'reserve'
British English: reserve /rɪˈzɜːv/ NOUN
supply A reserve is a supply of something that is available for use when needed.
...the world's oil reserves.
- American English: reserve retention
- Arabic: اِحْتيَاطِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: reserva
- Chinese: 储备
- Croatian: rezerva
- Czech: rezerva zásoba
- Danish: reserve
- Dutch: reserve vasthouden
- European Spanish: reserva retención
- Finnish: vara
- French: réserve sport
- German: Reserve
- Greek: απόθεμα
- Italian: riserva
- Japanese: 蓄え retention
- Korean: 보유
- Norwegian: reserve
- Polish: powściągliwość wstrzymanie
- European Portuguese: reserva
- Romanian: rezervă
- Russian: запас
- Spanish: reserva acopio
- Swedish: boka
- Thai: การสำรอง
- Turkish: yedek
- Ukrainian: запас
- Vietnamese: nguồn dự trữ
British English: reserve /rɪˈzɜːv/ NOUN
nature A nature reserve is an area of land where animals, birds, and plants are officially protected.
...a marine nature reserve
- American English: preserve land
- Arabic: مِنْطَقَةٌ لا يـُمْكِنُ الصَيْدُ فيها
- Brazilian Portuguese: reserva de terra
- Chinese: 自然保护区
- Croatian: rezervat
- Czech: rezervace přírodní
- Danish: reservat
- Dutch: reservaat
- European Spanish: reserva tierra
- Finnish: suojelualue
- French: réserve terrain
- German: Reservat
- Greek: καταφύγιο άγριας ζωής
- Italian: riserva
- Japanese: 保護区 land
- Korean: 보호구역
- Norwegian: reservat
- Polish: rezerwat ziemia
- European Portuguese: reserva natural
- Romanian: rezervație
- Russian: заповедник
- Spanish: reserva resguardo
- Swedish: reservat
- Thai: เขตสงวน
- Turkish: koruma alanı
- Ukrainian: заповідник
- Vietnamese: khu bảo tồn
British English: reserve /rɪˈzɜːv/ VERB
If something is reserved for a particular person or purpose, it is kept specially for that person or purpose.
A double room has been reserved for him.
- American English: reserve
- Arabic: يَحْجِزُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: reservar guardar para depois
- Chinese: 保留
- Croatian: rezervirati
- Czech: šetřit (si) na později
- Danish: reservere
- Dutch: reserveren
- European Spanish: reservar guardar
- Finnish: pitää itsellään
- French: réserver
- German: reservieren
- Greek: διαφυλάσσω
- Italian: prenotare
- Japanese: 取っておく
- Korean: 예약하다
- Norwegian: reservere
- Polish: zarezerwować
- European Portuguese: reservar
- Romanian: a rezerva
- Russian: запасать
- Spanish: reservar ocultar, callar algo
- Swedish: reservera
- Thai: สำรอง
- Turkish: saklamak korumak
- Ukrainian: заощаджувати
- Vietnamese: dự trữ
Definition of reserve from the Collins English Dictionary
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