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reservoir

noun [C] uk   /ˈrez.ə.vwɑːr/ us    /-ɚ.vwɑːr/
a place for storing liquid, especially a natural or artificial lake providing water for a city or other area a large supply of something: The universities constitute a reservoir of expert knowledge.
Translations of “reservoir”
in Korean 저수지…
in Arabic خَزّان مياه…
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 Spanish embalse, depósito…
in Portuguese represa…
in German das Wasserreservoir…
in Catalan embassament, pantà…
in Japanese 貯水池…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水库, 蓄水池, 储备…
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