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English definition of “reserved”

reserved

adjective (PERSON)    /rɪˈzɜːvd/ US  /-ˈzɝːvd/
B2 describes people who do not often talk about or show their feelings or thoughts : a quiet , reserved woman The English have a reputation for being reserved.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
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