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reservation

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌrezəˈveɪʃən/ COMMERCE
an arrangement to have something kept for you, for example, a seat on an aircraft or a table at a restaurant: Do you have a reservation? It is advisable to make a reservation several days in advance. They prefer not to take reservations because it's less efficient if a table sits empty while they wait for a party to show up. hotel/dinner/travel reservations a reservation system
Translations of “reservation”
in Korean 예약…
in Arabic حَجْز…
in Portuguese reserva…
in Catalan reserva…
in Japanese 予約…
in Italian prenotazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預訂, 預約, 居留地…
in Russian предварительный заказ, сомнение…
in Turkish yer ayırtma, rezervasyon, kuşku…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预订, 预约, 居留地…
in Polish rezerwacja, zastrzeżenie, wątpliwość…
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