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Definition of Reservation


  1. The act of reserving, or keeping back; concealment, or withholding from disclosure; reserve.
  2. Something withheld, either not expressed or disclosed, or not given up or brought forward.
  3. A tract of the public land reserved for some special use, as for schools, for the use of Indians, etc.
  4. The state of being reserved, or kept in store.
  5. A clause in an instrument by which some new thing is reserved out of the thing granted, and not in esse before.
  6. A proviso.
  7. The portion of the sacramental elements reserved for purposes of devotion and for the communion of the absent and sick.
  8. A term of canon law, which signifies that the pope reserves to himself appointment to certain benefices.
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Reservation Translations

reservation in German is Reservierung, Voranmeldung, Reservat
reservation in Latin is dubium