reserve (something) for (someone or something)

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reserve (something) for (someone or something)

1. To set aside, keep back, or save something for someone, something, or some future point or event. You should always reserve some of your income for an emergency. Sorry, I'm reserving this seat for a friend. Be sure to reserve a cup of the pasta's cooking water for your sauce.
2. To instruct or request for something to be set aside for someone, something, or some future point or event. I reserved a table for us at the restaurant tonight. We reserved the conference room for our meeting. I've reserved the bikes for the next three days.
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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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Novruz Mammadov, Azerbaijani Prime Minister signed a decision approving the Statute of the Center for Management of Nature Reserves of the State Agency for Tourism.
So while we might expect larger banks to hold more cash, we observe that small and mid-sized banks have only modestly increased their holdings of excess reserves, and now the level of reserves of small banks is roughly consistent with levels predicted by a pre-crisis growth rate.
Hubbert's modern disciples argue that humanity has now used up half of the world's ultimately recoverable reserves of oil, which means we are at or over the peak.
Contributions to replacement reserves of $532.09 per high-rise unit were below the median for all associations, with added reserves amounting to 12.9 percent of total operating expenses.
Growing Insurance has required, as a condition of the purchase, that ABC provide a $100 million guarantee for the held reserves of XYZ or fund such guarantee through an adverse-development cover from a highly rated reinsurer.
The GAO has free rein to audit the System, subject to explicit exemptions for deliberations, decisions, or actions on monetary policy matters, including discount window credit operations, reserves of member banks, securities credit, interest on deposits and open market operations; transactions made under the direction of the FOMC; transactions with, or for, foreign central banks and governmental entities; and discussions or communications among or between members of the Board and officers and employees of the Federal Reserve System related to these matters and transactions.
(7.) See "Member Bank Reserves--Report of the Committee on Bank Reserves of the Federal Reserve System," in Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 19th Annual Report, 1932 (Board of Governors, 1933), pp.
monetary authorities' forward dollar purchases against foreign currencies - which, as previously reported, were initiated in June and July to adjust the foreign currency reserves of the Federal Reserve and Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) - took place during the period.
Gold and foreign exchange reserves of the foreign G-10 countries tripled over the Bretton Woods period, as chart 1 shows.