Translation of reserve in Spanish:
- 1 countable/numerable (stock) reserva (feminine) gold/oil reserves reservas de oro/petróleo I'm keeping this money in reserve for emergencies este dinero lo tengo reservado or de reserva para cualquier emergencia (before noun/delante del nombre) reserve gas o (British English/inglés británico) petrol tank tanque (masculine) or depósito (masculine) (de gasolina) de reservaExample sentences
- The government used to prop up prices by paying farmers to keep land fallow, setting floor prices for some commodities and building stock reserves.
- If there is a serious disruption in supply, then those reserves will be tapped.
- He says that while Australia has significant gas reserves, supplies from overseas will be needed in the future.
- 3(reserves plural)3.1 [Military/Militar] reservas (feminine plural) 3.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] reserva (feminine)Example sentences
- Presently, the reserve team has 11 players under age 21 including seven high school players.
- It also makes sure the reserve team isn't over-burdened with senior players keeping youngsters out.
- He progressed to the reserve team and has played senior rugby with the club for the past four seasons.
- You have to knuckle down and get on with it, as there were times when I would be the most senior professional playing in the reserves after travelling with the first team and not being involved.
- Whilst I have been patient during the last two years it has become very repetitive playing in the reserves and I needed to play to prove to myself that I was capable of performing at that level.
- Only a fool would put a player of his quality in the reserves for two seasons and his manager is no fool.
- During the war it housed the reserve troops who would protect the government from invading forces.
- Those additional officers were provided from the force reserve which is available to ensure we have sufficient organisational flexibility to meet operational demands.
- He then voluntarily developed and trained a reserve force of assorted Army troops trapped with the Marines.
- 4 countable/numerable (land) coto (masculine), reserva (feminine)(game reserve)coto (masculine) de caza(nature reserve)reserva (feminine) naturalExample sentences
- Pursuing missionary work among the Aborigines, he established a native reserve at Poonindie, near Port Lincoln in SA.
- However, they were greeted by a two-kilometre roadblock of residents from Quebec, New Brunswick and the nearby native reserves.
- The cigarettes were then allegedly sold to smugglers and brought illegally into Canada through native reserves and border checkpoints.
- 5 uncountable/no numerable 5.1 (self-restraint) reserva (feminine), cautela (feminine) 5.2 (qualification) without reserve sin reservaExample sentences
- Due to the after-effects of sun and a bottle of Sancerre, my usual British reserve was sadly lacking.
- However, his plans may be derailed by a combination of intrinsically British factors: natural reserve and a reluctance to get up early in the morning.
- Only Mrs. Martin and her two daughters were present, and just when their caution and reserve were starting to melt, it was time to leave.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (book) [room/seat/table] reservar 1.2 (keep, save) to reserve sth (
forsth) reservar or guardar algo ( paraalgo) to reserve (one's) judgment reservarse la opinión the company reserves the right to change … la compañía se reserva el derecho de cambiar … all rights reserved reservados todos los derechos
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