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reserving

verb , present participle of reserve

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1 to arrange to have something (as a hotel room) held for one's future use
  • we made sure to reserve a kennel for our dog several months before the start of the family vacation
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2 to continue to have in one's possession or power
  • I'm reserving the right to work by myself if you don't do your share of the project
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3 to keep or intend for a special purpose
  • we must reserve this cup for ceremonial use only
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