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English definition of “reservation”

reservation

noun [C]     /ˌrezəˈveɪʃən/ COMMERCE
an arrangement to have something kept for you, for example, a seat on an aircraft or a table at a restaurant: Do you have a reservation? It is advisable to make a reservation several days in advance. They prefer not to take reservations because it's less efficient if a table sits empty while they wait for a party to show up. hotel/dinner/travel reservations a reservation system
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