reservation

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Noun[change]

Singular
reservation

Plural
reservations

  1. The act of reserving or withholding something.
  2. Something that is withheld or reserved.
  3. (usually plural) A hesitation.
    I have reservations about telling him what I did. I'm afraid he'll break up with me if he knows.
  4. Land given to Native American people by the United States government.
  5. If you make a reservation, you reserve or pay for a room or seat in advance to be sure that the room or seat will be available for you when you get there.
    They made a reservation at the restaurant.
  6. (UK) The area which separates opposite lanes of traffic on a divided road; a median or divider on a road.

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