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reservoir

noun [C] uk   /ˈrez.ə.vwɑːr/  us   /-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.
Translations of “reservoir”
in Arabic خَزّان مياه…
in Korean 저수지…
in Malaysian kawasan takungan air…
in French réservoir…
in Turkish gölet, bent, baraj gölü…
in Italian bacino idrico, lago artificiale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水庫, 蓄水池, 儲備…
in Russian водохранилище…
in Polish zbiornik…
in Vietnamese hồ nhân tạo…
in Spanish embalse, depósito…
in Portuguese represa…
in Thai อ่างเก็บน้ำ…
in German das Wasserreservoir…
in Catalan embassament, pantà…
in Japanese 貯水池…
in Indonesian waduk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水库, 蓄水池, 储备…
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