in reserve
phrasal held back for future or special use

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In reserve — Reserve city Reserve city (Banking) In the national banking system of the United States, any of certain cities in which the national banks are required ( U. S. Rev. Stat. sec. 5191) to keep a larger reserve (25 per cent) than the minimum (15 per… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reserve — Re*serve , n. [F. r[ e]serve.] 1. The act of reserving, or keeping back; reservation. [1913 Webster] However any one may concur in the general scheme, it is still with certain reserves and deviations. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reserve — (sometimes Reserves) may refer to:* Course reserve, library materials reserved for particular users * Dynamic reserve, the set of metabolites that the organism can use for metabolic purposes * Reserve clause, in North American professional sports …   Wikipedia

  • Reserve air — Reserve city Reserve city (Banking) In the national banking system of the United States, any of certain cities in which the national banks are required ( U. S. Rev. Stat. sec. 5191) to keep a larger reserve (25 per cent) than the minimum (15 per… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reserve city — (Banking) In the national banking system of the United States, any of certain cities in which the national banks are required ( U. S. Rev. Stat. sec. 5191) to keep a larger reserve (25 per cent) than the minimum (15 per cent) required of all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reserve requirement — The reserve requirement (or required reserve ratio) is a bank regulation that sets the minimum reserves each bank must hold to customer deposits and notes. These reserves are designed to satisfy withdrawal demands, and would normally be in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Reserve Bank of India — Infobox Central bank bank name in local = भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक image 1 = RBI Tower.jpg image title 1 = The RBI headquarters in Mumbai image 2 = image title 2 = headquarters = coordinates = established = April 1, 1935 president = Duvvuri Subbarao… …   Wikipedia

  • Reserve fleet — Ghost fleet redirects here. For the fleet of sunken warships in Micronesia, see Truk Lagoon. Ships of the U.S. Navy s Reserve Fleet in the Reserve Basin at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, 1956 …   Wikipedia

  • Reserve, Louisiana — Geobox Town name = Reserve native name = other name = other name1 = category = CDP image size = image caption = flag size = symbol = symbol size = symbol type = country = United States state = Louisiana region = St. John the Baptist region type …   Wikipedia

  • reserve — I. transitive verb (reserved; reserving) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French reserver, from Latin reservare, literally, to keep back, from re + servare to keep more at conserve Date: 14th century 1. a. to hold in reserve ; keep back <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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