Definition of “reservoir” - English Dictionary

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“reservoir” in British English

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reservoirnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrez.ə.vwɑːr/ us /ˈrez.ɚ.vwɑːr/

(Definition of “reservoir” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“reservoir” in American English

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reservoirnoun [ C ]

us /ˈrez·ərˌvwɑr, -ˌvwɔr/

A reservoir is also a large supply of something that could be used if needed:

There’s a tremendous reservoir of goodwill out there.

(Definition of “reservoir” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)