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See also: réservation
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
reservation (plural reservations)
- The act of reserving, withholding or keeping back.
- Something that is withheld or kept back.
- A limiting qualification (often used in the plural).
- I have reservations about your intentions.
- (US) A tract of land set apart by the US government for the use of a Native American people; Indian reservation (compare Canadian reserve).
- An arrangement by which accommodation or transport arrangements are secured in advance.
- (UK) The area which separates opposing lanes of traffic on a divided motorway.
- (India) The setting aside of a certain percentage of vacancies in government institutions for members of backward and underrepresented communities (defined primarily by caste and tribe).
act of withholding
tract of land
arrangement by which something is secured in advance
area that separates opposing traffic lanes
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reservation f (plural reservations)
- reservation (limiting qualification)