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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.
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