reserved list

noun

: a list of officers in the British navy retired from active service on half pay but available to be called upon to serve in time of war or emergency

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“Reserved list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reserved%20list. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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