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reservereserve2 ●●○ noun  1 supply [countable usually plural]AMOUNT a supply of something kept to be used if it is needed $10 million in cash reserves oil reservesreserve of Somehow Debbie maintained an inner reserve of strength.2 in reserve3 personal quality [uncountable]SHOW A FEELING OR ATTITUDE a quality in someone’s character that makes them not like expressing their emotions or talking about their problemsshyness She overcame her own natural reserve.4 player [countable]DS an extra player who plays in a team if one of the other players is injured or illsubstitute5 the reserves6 the reserve7 for animals/plants [countable] British English an area of land where wild animals and plants are protected syn reservation, preserve American English a wildlife reserve nature reserve8 for native americans [countable] a reservation9 price [countable] (also reserve price)BBT a price below which something will not be sold, especially in an auction
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reserveThe Victorian era comes down to us today mired in images of distance and reserve.Remove with slotted spoon and reserve in a small bowl.Basic banks are obliged to maintain certain reserves, which consist of cash in hand and deposits at the National Bank.The country has foreign currency reserves of $83 billion.We had to rely on our emergency reserve of food while we were snowed in.Later, Darcy drops his reserve and confesses that he loves her.They decided to launch an as-sault after the bombardment, with my platoon in reserve.They sold half the wood and kept the rest in reserve for winter.I wanted to reach into my inner reserve and call up the power to heal.In March 1971 central banks agreed to freeze the deposit of reserves on the Euromarkets.These are both very liquid and interest-earning assets and thus provide a valuable second line of reserves.As well as its own peat-cutting operations, the company is also encouraging local farmers to use mechanical excavators to exploit their own reserves.reserve ofreserves of foodSomehow Debbie maintained an inner reserve of strength.natural reserveHe had an innocent manner about him too, and he had made her feel at ease despite her natural reserve.His uncertainty with strangers is nothing like Juanita's, more the island child's natural reserve.wildlife reserveThe impressive wildlife reserve of the Algonquin Provincial Park is a stunning array of native animals in the wild.Many wildlife reserves and parks are too dangerous for park rangers, let alone tourists.