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without reserve

Readily or candidly. Once the music starts at the reception, get your camera ready because Aunt Millie will be dancing without reserve! Thank you for speaking without reserve—that kind of honest feedback is exactly what we're looking for.
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in reserve

Saved for future use; set aside. Most people would be shocked if they knew how much money the government has in reserve. I'm keeping those snacks in reserve for the road trip.
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hold someone or something in reserve and keep someone or something in reserve

Fig. to hold back someone or something for future needs. I am holding the frozen desserts in reserve, in case we run out of cake. We are holding Sharon in reserve. Keep a few good players in reserve.
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reserve something for someone or something

to save or set aside something for someone or something. I am reserving this seat for Claire. We are reserving some of the cake for tomorrow.
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in reserve

Kept back, set aside, or saved. For example, We have a fair amount of cash in reserve, or The coach decided to keep the best player in reserve until the last quarter. [Late 1600s]
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in reˈserve

available to be used in the future or when needed: The money was being kept in reserve for their retirement.200 police officers were held in reserve.
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in reserve

Kept back, set aside, or saved.
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Kane said that also included in the guidance was the establishment of an observer/controller/mentor relationship between the active and reserves that is focused on realistic training to standard that will prepare all SDDC units for their worldwide missions.
Many reserve officers handle administrative functions.
based energy consultancy IHS Energy estimated that the world's remaining recoverable reserves, excluding unconventional sources such as heavy oil or tar sands, are between 1.
the release of assets from the reinsurance trust (as described below) resulting from a decrease in the reserve requirement.
I think we'll see those numbers start to come down now,'' Thomas Hall, the assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs, said in an interview with a group of reporters.
Roberts says people quickly learned the advantage of fishing just outside the border of this reserve, and boats line up there daily.
The proposed regulations allow either the taxpayer or the Service to recompute reserves to satisfy the requirements of Sec.
The IRS said amounts paid into the reserve were deductible under revenue ruling 66-49 when used to pay regular premiums or losses or when the possibility of the funds' return was otherwise precluded.
Table 3-2: Natural Bitumen: Resources, Reserves and Production at End 1999
The problem we see is that the current AG 38 was drafted in such a way that it's possible that companies could hold reserves as low as 45%, maybe, of what the reserve would be in an otherwise similar product that didn't make use of some of the curiosities in AG 38," Koenig said.
Uniform reserves, depending on their status and training, can go out on calls alone, with another reserve or with a full-time deputy.
Our intent is to build strategic transportation and MTMC force integration expertise throughout the Transportation Corps' Active Guard and Reserve population," said Maj.
This is a real concern for agencies that routinely select new full-time officers from the reserve ranks, thereby using the reserve program as a pre-employment training period.
The shareholders' equity section of the balance sheet shows the total assets amount of FF 15,235,906,000 to be FF 1,857,146,000 (about 12%) above original cost, since a reserve for revaluation of assets account was used to offset an increase on the asset side of the balance sheet.