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reservoir

noun [C]  /ˈrez·ərˌvwɑr, -ˌvwɔr/ us  
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.
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