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reservation

res·er·va·tion

reservation

 
pronunciation:
re zr veI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an exception, limitation, or qualification, or the act of limiting or qualifying one's acceptance, belief, or the like.
I have reservations about taking this job since I'll be required to travel a lot.I agree to the terms of the contract with one reservation: the work must be completed within a year.
synonyms:
doubt, qualm, second thought
similar words:
suspicion
definition 2: the act of setting aside or withholding.
The reservation of this part of the woods as a park was a fortunate thing for the townspeople.
definition 3: (often pl.) arrangements made in advance, usu. to secure travel, overnight lodging, or a table in a restaurant.
I made reservations for our flights and our hotel.Does the restaurant take reservations?
synonyms:
booking, prearrangement
definition 4: an area of land set aside by the U.S. Government for the use of American Indians.
Ten thousand members of the tribe live on the reservation.
Word Parts
The word reservation contains the following part:
serv1 Latin root that means save, keep