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reservoir

noun [C]  us   /ˈrez·ərˌvwɑr, -ˌvwɔr/
a natural or artificial lake for storing and supplying water for an area A reservoir is also a large supply of something that could be used if needed: There’s a tremendous reservoir of goodwill out there.
Translations of “reservoir”
in Arabic خَزّان مياه…
in Korean 저수지…
in Malaysian kawasan takungan air…
in French réservoir…
in Turkish gölet, bent, baraj gölü…
in Italian bacino idrico, lago artificiale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水庫, 蓄水池, 儲備…
in Russian водохранилище…
in Polish zbiornik…
in Vietnamese hồ nhân tạo…
in Spanish embalse, depósito…
in Portuguese represa…
in Thai อ่างเก็บน้ำ…
in German das Wasserreservoir…
in Catalan embassament, pantà…
in Japanese 貯水池…
in Indonesian waduk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水库, 蓄水池, 储备…
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