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res·er·va·tion

 (rĕz′ər-vā′shən)
n.
1. The act of reserving; a keeping back or withholding: the reservation of the right to use the property.
2.
a. A limiting qualification, condition, or exception: accepted with the reservation that she would have to leave early.
b. often reservations A doubt or misgiving: has reservations about the proposal.
3. A tract of land set apart by the federal government for a special purpose, especially one for the use of a Native American people.
4. An arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance, as in a hotel or restaurant or on an airplane.

res′er·va′tion·ist n.
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reservation

(ˌrɛzəˈveɪʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of reserving
2. something reserved, esp hotel accommodation, a seat on an aeroplane, in a theatre, etc
3. (often plural) a stated or unstated qualification of opinion that prevents one's wholehearted acceptance of a proposal, claim, statement, etc
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an area of land set aside, esp (in the US) for Native American peoples
5. (Automotive Engineering) Brit the strip of land between the two carriageways of a dual carriageway
6. the act or process of keeping back, esp for oneself; withholding
7. (Law) law a right or interest retained by the grantor in property granted, conveyed, leased, etc, to another: a reservation of rent.
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res•er•va•tion

(ˌrɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of keeping back, withholding, or setting apart.
2. the act of making an exception or qualification.
3. an exception or qualification: to accept something with inner reservations.
4. a tract of public land set apart for a special purpose, as for the use of an American Indian people.
5. an arrangement to secure accommodations, as at a restaurant or on a plane.
6. the record kept or assurance given of such an arrangement.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]
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reservation

The stated qualification by a nation that describes the part of a standardization agreement that it will not implement or will implement only with limitations. See also implementation; ratification; subscription.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reservation - a district that is reserved for particular purposereservation - a district that is reserved for particular purpose
administrative district, administrative division, territorial division - a district defined for administrative purposes
Indian reservation - a reservation set aside for the use of Indians
preserve - a reservation where animals are protected
2.reservation - a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
fine print, small print - the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type; "don't sign a contract without reading the fine print"
weasel word - an equivocal qualification; a word used to avoid making an outright assertion
3.reservation - an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedlyreservation - an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty - the state of being unsure of something
4.reservation - the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group); "wondered who had made the booking"
employment, engagement - the act of giving someone a job
5.reservation - the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
6.reservation - something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.)
prearrangement - something arranged in advance
upgrade - a reservation that is improved; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"
7.reservation - the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion
preservation, saving - the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
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reservation

noun
1. (often plural) doubt, reluctance, scepticism, qualms, scruples, demur, hesitancy Their demands were met with some reservation.
2. booking, advance booking, prior arrangements He went to the desk to make a reservation.
3. reserve, territory, preserve, homeland, sanctuary, tract, enclave a Navaho Indian from a North American reservation
without reservation unreservedly, completely, totally, fully, entirely, wholly, implicitly, categorically, unconditionally, in every respect, without reserve, without demur men whose work I admire without reservation
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reservation

noun
1. A restricting or modifying element:
Informal: string (often used in plural).
2. A feeling of uncertainty about the fitness or correctness of an action:
3. Public land kept for a special purpose:
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Translations
حَجْزحَجْز مكان أو مَقْعَدشَك، تَحَفُّظأرْض مَحْمِيَّهتـَحَفُّظ
rezervacerezervovánívýhradazdrženlivost
reservationtvivlbookingreservat
epäilyvaraus
rezervacija
foglalásfoglaltszobafoglalás
bókun, pöntunefasemdpöntun; e-î frátekiîverndarsvæîi
予約懸念
예약
rezervovanie
rezervacija
bokning
การจองการจองล่วงหน้า
sự đặt chỗsự e dè

reservation

[ˌrezəˈveɪʃən]
A. N
1. (= booking) → reserva f; (= seat) → plaza f reservada; (= table in restaurant) → mesa f reservada
to make a reservation in a hotelreservar una habitación en un hotel
2. (= doubt) → reserva f, duda f
I had reservations about ittenía ciertas dudas sobre ese punto
with certain reservationscon ciertas reservas
to accept sth without reservationaceptar algo sin reserva
3. (in contract) → salvedad f; (in argument) → distingo m
4. (= area of land) → reserva f
5. (on road) → mediana f, franja f central
see also central C
B. CPD reservation desk N (Brit) (in airport, hotels etc) → mostrador m de reservas (US) (= hotel reception desk) → recepción f
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reservation

[ˌrɛzərˈveɪʃən] n
(= booking) → réservation f
I've got a reservation for two nights → J'ai une réservation pour deux nuits.
to make a reservation → faire une réservation
I'd like to make a reservation for this evening → J'aimerais faire une réservation pour ce soir.
(= doubt) → réserve f
to have reservations about sth → avoir des réserves sur qch, avoir des réserves à propos de qch
with reservations [recommend, accept] → avec certaines réserves
without reservation [condemn, recommend, welcome] → sans réserve
(= protected area) → réserve f
(British) (also central reservation) → terre-plein mreservation desk ncomptoir m des réservations
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reservation

n
(= qualification of opinion)Vorbehalt m; (Philos) → Mentalreservation f (spec); without reservationohne Vorbehalt, vorbehaltlos; with reservationsunter Vorbehalt(en); to have reservations about somebody/somethingBedenken in Bezug auf jdn/etw haben
(= booking)Reservierung f; to make a reservation at the hotel/on the boatein Zimmer im Hotel/einen Platz auf dem Schiff reservieren lassen; how many reservations did you make?für wie viele Personen haben Sie reservieren lassen?; to have a reservation (for a room)ein Zimmer reserviert haben
(= area of land)Reservat nt, → Reservation f; (central) reservation (Brit: on motorway) → Mittelstreifen m
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reservation

[ˌrɛzəˈveɪʃn] n
a. (booking) → prenotazione f
to make a reservation → prenotare, fare una prenotazione
b. (doubt) → riserva
without reservation → senza riserve
with reservations → con le dovute riserve
c. (area of land) → riserva (Brit) (Aut) (also central reservation) → spartitraffico m inv
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reserve

(rəˈzəːv) verb
1. to ask for or order to be kept for the use of a particular person, often oneself. The restaurant is busy on Saturdays, so I'll phone up today and reserve a table.
2. to keep for the use of a particular person or group of people, or for a particular use. These seats are reserved for the committee members.
noun
1. something which is kept for later use or for use when needed. The farmer kept a reserve of food in case he was cut off by floods.
2. a piece of land used for a special purpose eg for the protection of animals. a wild-life reserve; a nature reserve.
3. the habit of not saying very much, not showing what one is feeling, thinking etc; shyness.
4. (often in plural) soldiers, sailors etc who do not belong to the regular full-time army, navy etc but who are called into action when needed eg during a war.
ˌreserˈvation (rezə-) noun
1. the act of reserving. the reservation of a room.
2. something (eg a table in a restaurant) which has been reserved. Have you a reservation, Sir?
3. a doubt.
4. a piece of land set aside for a particular purpose. an Indian reservation in the United States.
reˈserved adjective
not saying very much; not showing what one is feeling, thinking etc. a reserved manner.
have/keep etc in reserve
to have or keep (something) in case or until it is needed. If you go to America please keep some money in reserve for your fare home.
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reservation

تـَحَفُّظ, حَجْز rezervace, výhrada reservation Buchung, Vorbehalt κράτηση reserva epäily, varaus réservation rezervacija prenotazione 予約, 懸念 예약 boeking, twijfel bestilling, reservasjon rezerwacja reserva заказ bokning การจอง, การจองล่วงหน้า kuşku, rezervasyon sự đặt chỗ, sự e dè 保留, 预约
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References in classic literature ?
As he listened to his brother's argument with the professor, he noticed that they connected these scientific questions with those spiritual problems, that at times they almost touched on the latter; but every time they were close upon what seemed to him the chief point, they promptly beat a hasty retreat, and plunged again into a sea of subtle distinctions, reservations, quotations, allusions, and appeals to authorities, and it was with difficulty that he understood what they were talking about.
Of all the tribes named in these pages, there exist only a few half-civilized beings of the Oneidas, on the reservations of their people in New York.
He secured from the reservations in the Western states over one hundred wild and for the most part perfectly ignorant Indians, the greater proportion of whom were young men.
He held himself to be, with some private scholarly reservations, a believing Christian, as to estimates of the present and hopes of the future.
Without this, all the reservations of particular rights or privileges would amount to nothing.
But, if I am forced to admit the Rouquayrol and Ruhmkorff apparatus, I must be allowed some reservations with regard to the gun I am to carry."
I should have my reservations and my animadversions if it came to close criticism of his work, but I am glad that he was the first author I loved, and that even before I knew I loved him I was his devoted reader.
He could not bid against Jerry's many reservations and memories, although he did win absolute faithfulness and loyalty.
Therefore, the common usage is to take in all sail; lash the helm a'lee; and then send every one below to his hammock till daylight, with the reservation that, until that time, anchor-watches shall be kept; that is, two and two for an hour, each couple, the crew in rotation shall mount the deck to see that all goes well.
But Pierre believed it without any mental reservation. The absence of suffering, the satisfaction of one's needs and consequent freedom in the choice of one's occupation, that is, of one's way of life, now seemed to Pierre to be indubitably man's highest happiness.
A prince is also respected when he is either a true friend or a downright enemy, that is to say, when, without any reservation, he declares himself in favour of one party against the other; which course will always be more advantageous than standing neutral; because if two of your powerful neighbours come to blows, they are of such a character that, if one of them conquers, you have either to fear him or not.
The first, closeness, reservation, and secrecy; when a man leaveth himself without observation, or without hold to be taken, what he is.