Translation of "reservoir" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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reservoirnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrez.ə.vwɑːr/ us /ˈrez.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. 大学是专业知识的宝库。

(Translation of “reservoir” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)