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"reserved" in British English

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reservedadjective

uk   /rɪˈzɜːvd/  us   /-ˈzɝːvd/

reserved adjective (PERSON)

B2 Reserved ​people do not often ​talk about or show ​theirfeelings or ​thoughts: a ​quiet, reserved woman The ​English have a ​reputation for being reserved.

reserved adjective (KEPT)

Reserved ​tickets, ​seats, etc. are ​ones that you have ​arranged to be ​kept for you: May I ​sit here, or is this ​seat/​table reserved?
(Definition of reserved from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reserved" in American English

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reservedadjective

 us   /rɪˈzɜrvd/
tending to ​keepyourfeelings or ​thoughtsprivaterather than ​showing them: Marcus is more reserved than his ​brother.
(Definition of reserved from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reserved”
in Arabic مُتحَفِّظ…
in Korean 내성적인…
in Portuguese reservado, discreto…
in Japanese 無口な, 打ち解けない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 拘谨, 矜持…
in Turkish hislerini gizleyen, duygularını açığa vurmayan, itidalli…
in Russian сдержанный, замкнутый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 拘謹, 矜持…
in Italian riservato…
in Polish powściągliwy…
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