Translation of reserve in Spanish:


reserva, n.

Pronunciation: /rɪˈzəːv//rəˈzərv/


  • 1

    reserva feminine
    gold/oil reserves reservas de oro/petróleo
    • I'm keeping this money in reserve for emergencies este dinero lo tengo reservado / de reserva para cualquier emergencia
    • before noun reserve gas / petrol tank tanque (de gasolina) de reserva
  • 2

    • 2.1

      the Reserve la reserva
      • He then voluntarily developed and trained a reserve force of assorted Army troops trapped with the Marines.
      • Those additional officers were provided from the force reserve which is available to ensure we have sufficient organisational flexibility to meet operational demands.
      • An additional battalion was made available for ‘corps use,’ and another battalion as an artillery reserve for the army.
      • They could, however, bring in fresh forces from the reserves to maintain battle-worthiness.
      • During the war it housed the reserve troops who would protect the government from invading forces.

    • 2.2Military

      (feminine plural) reservas
      • Under the U.S. legislation, service with the armed forces is in two periods: the regular forces and the reserve forces.
      • If you're a member of the reserves or National Guard, you may be eligible for a new tax deduction this year.
      • There are, in addition, reserves, regular and volunteer, for the other services.
      • It comprises 500 members of the regular and reserve forces who would support the emergency services and local authorities in a major emergency.
      • Attendance allowance is paid to assist a member of the reserves with travel expenses when required to attend a specified place within Australia to render reserve service.

  • 3

    (substitute player)
    (masculine and feminine) reserva feminine
    (masculine and feminine) suplente
    (goalkeeper/referee) (before noun) de reserva
    reserve team reserva
  • 4

    coto masculine
    reserva feminine
    game reserve coto de caza
    • nature reserve reserva natural
  • 5

    • 5.1(self-restraint)

      reserva feminine
      cautela feminine
      • Student actors had to overcome any natural reserve for their raunchy roles in a new stage play in Manchester.
      • Her looks are an imperishable benchmark of beauty, her glacial reserve is viewed as a sophisticated enticement.
      • 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.
      • Davis, a man of much dignity and reserve, has not written a kiss-and-tell book.
      • Like all of us he had been thrown in at the deep end with this stupid rowing idea, but he seemed to really try his hardest to do the best he could, despite his natural reserve.
      • He also notices that the townspeople all respect Ethan's reserve and solitude.
      • 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.
      • By comparison, Cody's day job is a bastion of reserve and decorum.
      • So certainly there is a degree of reserve, there is a degree of suspicion.
      • Valentine's Day sanctions gestures and words of affection in a culture otherwise characterized by public and private reserve.
      • But, as Beth entered, the pity in her eyes melted Alicia's cool reserve and she dissolved into a crumpled heap on her bed.
      • One can understand the sense of reserve being expressed.
      • His natural reserve has probably served to disarm any possible tensions in a dressing-room with as many notable egos.
      • She's such a fascinating mix of beauty, brains, class, warmth, and reserve.
      • Due to the after-effects of sun and a bottle of Sancerre, my usual British reserve was sadly lacking.
      • Some of the portraits, such as that of Evolution, radiate an enthusiastic cheer; other groups gaze into the camera with more detachment, dignity and reserve.

    • 5.2(qualification)

      without reserve sin reserva
      • But oath-taking, though important, was expressly presented in the body of the work as adding nothing to the force of contracts, so this argument must be treated with some reserve.
      • We should, nonetheless, be sceptical when she says that she thought everyone should devote him or herself without reserve.
      • The boy was sobbing now as he spoke in disjointed thoughts, tears streaming to his cheeks without reserve, having to catch his breath between sentences.
      • And we may be nervous but we are also ready, so I'm looking forward to it unashamedly, without reserve.
      • Although he fitted the stereotype, his readiness to talk without reserve was untypical.
      • The country has been grievously wronged and it must be supported wholeheartedly and without reserve.
      • Were anyone to make such claims nowadays, they would be treated with considerable reserve, not to say great scepticism.
      • ‘It is certainly possible to apply economics to traditional societies,’ he proclaims without reserve.
      • He had long ago told me that he wanted me to be honest and without reserve when talking to him, and I usually found it difficult.
      • Above all we expect to be able to judge it without reserve.
      • The new leadership accepted his recommendations without reserve.
      • I think I'd like the whole album, without reserve, if those dance beats weren't thrown in.
      • Two game systems from my first article in this series qualify as board game systems without reserve: Orion and the piecepack.
      • The presidential elections, however, showed that public opinion polls and sociologists are not to be trusted without reserve.
      • Whatever they ask for they should be given without question, without reserve.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (table/seat/room) reservar
    • Part of the problem, he explains, is that the data available on oil reserves and production estimates is not very reliable.
    • The government used to prop up prices by paying farmers to keep land fallow, setting floor prices for some commodities and building stock reserves.
    • It is estimated that Niger has 10 percent of the world's uranium reserves.
    • Officials from the Department of Trade and Industry are visiting the colliery to talk to union leaders and to see for themselves the coal reserves still in the mine.
    • Only for brief periods in 1942 and 1944 did the UK draw on its reserves of key commodities; in all other years imports outpaced consumption.
    • Stockpiles of grains continue to decline, says the ministry, but it believes supply will meet demand through imports and releases from state reserves.
    • Proven global reserves of carbon-based energy resources are at an all-time high.
    • Huge reserves of uranium barely keep the economy afloat.
    • The ‘investment aid’ money is for opening up new coal reserves in viable coal mines where development is shown to be profitable.
    • The Europeans did not have substantial petroleum reserves and immediately sought an alternative fuel that could be produced at home from renewable sources.
    • Of course, there are many of us who cannot do this, but those who can will find, if a strain is put at any time on local supplies, that such reserves will not only be a convenience to themselves but will help their neighbours.
    • The world is competing for dwindling oil reserves, water supplies and other resources; it is a time when rational minds will be needed to build a better world.
    • Our uranium reserves will sustain us for hundreds of years as carbon fuels dwindle.
    • Uranium reserves are also plentiful, and Australia is the world's largest supplier.
    • There is considerable mineral wealth, particularly oil reserves, silver, and zinc, as well as uranium and copper, not all of which has been fully exploited.
    • Our nation needs to get serious about resourcing its reserves if it's going to rely on them as heavily as it has lately.
    • He says that while Australia has significant gas reserves, supplies from overseas will be needed in the future.
    • The estimated total of all conventional uranium reserves is thought to be sufficient for about 200 years at the current rate of consumption.
    • Also, a firmer currency would make it cheaper for the country to amass oil reserves and other commodities.
    • If there is a serious disruption in supply, then those reserves will be tapped.
    • It also makes sure the reserve team isn't over-burdened with senior players keeping youngsters out.
    • Presently, the reserve team has 11 players under age 21 including seven high school players.
    • 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.
    • They regularly buy first team choice players and put them in the reserves or on the bench.
    • He progressed to the reserve team and has played senior rugby with the club for the past four seasons.
    • We can watch him hopefully progress through the reserves and into the first team and feel part of his success.
    • The 27-year-old has been given a week's trial and is likely to get a chance to impress in a reserve team game.
    • He marked his reserve team debut against Sunderland with the winning goal.
    • 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.
    • During this decade Kurt and his family lived on a reserve and immersed themselves in Native culture.
    • However, they were greeted by a two-kilometre roadblock of residents from Quebec, New Brunswick and the nearby native reserves.
    • To attain individual private property, Kanaks must buy land or real estate outside the reserves.
    • The cigarettes were then allegedly sold to smugglers and brought illegally into Canada through native reserves and border checkpoints.
    • This is why many Natives leave reserves for the city.
    • But it should not be beyond the wit of the Government and its advisers to create an Aboriginal title to land on Aboriginal reserves in the Northern Territory.
    • Social and economic problems on reserves and among urban natives exacerbate the situation.
    • An Orkney woman has been made an honorary Cree Indian, after visiting distant relatives on a reserve in Canada recently.
    • We would say that, on the creation of the reserve, any native title right to occupy such an area of land simply could not be enforced.
    • While Ojibwa reserves are also found in Ontario and Saskatchewan, this account stresses their history in the United States.
    • Native Lands attempts to protect indigenous land holdings and reserves.
    • Although the United States had granted the Indians title to the hunting reserve, the government had never intended them to live there year-round.
    • They say there's no evidence that native reserves were revoked to achieve such a purpose, and no evidence of suppressing or curtailing Aboriginal customs and rites.
    • The plight of native reserves has long been known in various departments at the federal and provincial levels of government.
    • The department established two agency farms near the proposed reserves and in 1880 appointed an Indian agent at Fort Walsh.
    • Pursuing missionary work among the Aborigines, he established a native reserve at Poonindie, near Port Lincoln in SA.
    • It will be touring the province's reserves, settlements and native communities.
  • 2

    (keep, save)
    to reserve sth for sth reservar / guardar algo para algo
    • 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