hidden reserve

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Noun1.hidden reserve - reserves that do not show up on the balance sheet (as by understating values)
cookie jar reserve - a hidden reserve that can be used to adjust quarterly earning reports
reserve account, reserve fund - funds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments
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Hundreds of people will take part in a march today to save the hill that concealed Robert the Bruce's secret reserve at the Battle of Bannockburn.
In this programme, the Unreported World team visits a high-security secret reserve engaging the local community in wildlife conservation.
Public versus secret reserve prices in eBay auctions: results from a Pokemon field experiment.
HUNDREDS of people took part in a march yesterday to save the hill which concealed Robert the Bruce's "secret reserve" at Bannockburn.
The Statist [1 October 1910, p.772] noted that the secret reserve "has now received its quietus".
Alternatively, for a sample of Pokemon cards sold by the authors, Katkar and Lucking-Reiley (2000) find that 46% of auctions with a secret reserve result in a sale, whereas 70% of public reserve auctions result in a sale.
Lucking-Reiley, Vanderbilt University, "Public versus Secret Reserve Prices on eBay Auctions: Results of a Pokemon Field Experiment"
Board members Meridy Wixley and Arlene Franks discovered Pact's secret reserve fund, skimmed from a publicly funded apartheid-era subsidy.