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legal reserve

noun

Definition of legal reserve

  1. :  the minimum amount of bank deposits or life insurance company assets required by law to be kept as reserves



Circa 1902

First Known Use of legal reserve

circa 1902

Rhymes with legal reserve


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legal reserve




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