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English definition of “reserve”

reserve

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈzɜːv/
ARRANGE B1 to arrange to have a seat on an aircraft, a room in a hotel, etc: I'd like to reserve two seats on the 9:15 to Birmingham.Making bookings and reservations
PARTICULAR USE B1 to not allow people to use something because it is only for a particular person or for a particular purpose: This seat is reserved for elderly or disabled passengers.Allowing and permitting
(Definition of reserve verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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