1. the action of reserving something.
    "the reservation of positions for non-Americans"
    • an arrangement whereby something, especially a seat or room, is reserved for a particular person.
      "do you have a reservation?"
      advance booking · booking · prior arrangement ·
      charter/hire arrangements · engagement · booking · ordering · arrangement · prearrangement · securing · charter · hire · engagement · engaging
    • (in church use) the practice of retaining a portion of the consecrated elements after Mass for communion of the sick or as a focus for devotion.
  2. an expression of doubt qualifying overall approval of a plan or statement.
    "some generals voiced reservations about making air strikes"
  3. an area of land set aside for occupation by North American Indians or Australian Aborigines.
    "the boy's family live on an Indian reservation"
    reserve · preserve · enclave · sanctuary · area · territory · homeland
  4. law
    a right or interest retained in an estate being conveyed.
    "the retention of a right to enter the demised property will be a reservation"
  5. (in the Roman Catholic Church) the action of a superior of reserving to himself the power of absolution.
    • a right reserved to the Pope of nomination to a vacant benefice.
late Middle English (denoting the Pope's right of nomination to a benefice): from Old French, or from late Latin reservatio(n-), from reservare ‘keep back’ ( see reserve).
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How to use reservation in a sentence?
the retention of a right to enter the demised property will be a reservation.
some generals voiced reservations about making air strikes.
my only reservation is the goalkeeper's lack of inches.
the reservation of positions for non-Americans.
the boy's family live on an Indian reservation.
I commend her to you without reservation.
do you have a reservation?.
How to say reservation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)reservering, bespreking
Arabic (NOUN)التحفظ, الحجز, تحفظ, حجز, تحفظها, تحفظات
Bangla সংরক্ষণ
Bosnian (Latin) rezervacije
Bulgarian (NOUN)необходима, резервация
Cantonese (Traditional) 預訂
Catalan (NOUN)reserva
Chinese Simplified 预订
Chinese Traditional 預訂
Croatian (NOUN)rezervacija, potrebna
Czech (NOUN)rezervace, výhrady
Danish (NOUN)forbehold, bestilling, booking
Dutch (NOUN)reservaties, voorbehoud, boeking
Estonian (NOUN)reserveerimine, broneeringu
Fijian tu vakawawa
Filipino reserbasyon
Finnish (NOUN)varaus
French (NOUN)réservation
German (NOUN)Reservierung, Buchung, Vorbehalt, buchen
Greek (NOUN)κράτηση, επιφύλαξη, δέσμευσης
Haitian Creole Rezèvasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)ההזמנה, להזמנה, השיריון, הזמנה, שיריון, בהזמנה, הזמנת, הזמנות, שולחן
Hindi (NOUN)आरक्षण
Hungarian (NOUN)foglalás, fenntartás, helyfoglalási, Rezervációs, szobafoglalást, lefoglalni, kikötés
Icelandic (NOUN)frátekning, pöntun, fyrirvara, tekið
Indonesian (NOUN)reservasi, pesanan
Italian (NOUN)prenotazione, riserva, scontato
Japanese (NOUN)予約, ご予約, 引当, 保留地, 予約制
Korean (NOUN)예약
Latvian (NOUN)rezervēšana, atrunu, ierunām
Lithuanian (NOUN)rezervavimo, išlyga, užsakymas
Malagasy fisalasalana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)PERIZABAN, Tempahan
Maltese (NOUN)riserva, riżerva, prenotazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål reservasjoner
Persian (NOUN)رزرو, رزرواسیون
Polish (NOUN)Rezerwacja, zastrzeżenie
Portuguese (NOUN)reserva
Querétaro Otomi Reserva
Romanian (NOUN)rezervare
Russian (NOUN)оговорку, бронирование, резервирования, заказ, гостинице, столик, забронировать
Samoan taofiga
Serbian (Cyrillic) Резервација
Serbian (Latin) Rezervacija
Slovak (NOUN)rezervácia, výhrady
Slovenian (NOUN)rezervacije, pridržek, zadržkov
Spanish (NOUN)reserva
Swedish (NOUN)bokning
Tahitian otia
Tamil (NOUN)இடஒதுக்கீடு
Telugu రిజర్వేషన్
Thai (NOUN)จอง, สำรอง
Tongan talifaki
Turkish (NOUN)rezervasyon, reserve, ayırma
Ukrainian (NOUN)бронювання, резервування, застереження, замовлення, броні
Urdu (NOUN)بکنگ
Vietnamese Đặt phòng
Welsh (NOUN)llain, amheuaeth
Yucatec Maya Reserva
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