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Definition of Reservation

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.

Reservation Quotations

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Andrew Jackson

For some students, school is the only place where they get a hot meal and a warm hug. Teachers are sometimes the only ones who tell our children they can go from an Indian reservation to the Ivy League, from the home of a struggling single mom to the White House.
Denise Juneau

Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
D. Elton Trueblood

If you want to cultivate a habit, do it without any reservation, till it is firmly established. Until it is so confirmed, until it becomes a part of your character, let there be no exception, no relaxation of effort.
Mahavira

The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
George MacDonald
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Reservation Translations

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