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Funds set aside to cover future expenses, losses, or claims. To retain; to keep in store for future or special use; to postpone to a future time.A legal reserve is a monetary account required by law to be established by insurance companies and banks as protection against losses.

A trial court reserves a point of law by setting it aside for future consideration and allowing the trial to proceed as if the question had been resolved, subject to alteration of the judgment in the event the court en banc decides the question differently.

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v. to keep for oneself a right or a portion of the real property when transferring (conveying) a parcel of real estate to another. (See: reservation)

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The utilization of the lands of State natural reserves, as well as animals and plants, found within their boundaries for industrial purposes is prohibited by the law.
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"It's a good relationship between the reserves and active duty," Palacios said, explaining that the training intent is to provide Soldiers an idea of how to do operations and ensure that reservists are up to speed with the latest in technology and process.
A reserve officer, along with a full-time police officer, responded to a call regarding a baby who had stopped breathing.
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1, 2007, and the date that principles-based reserves are adopted in all 50 states, said Paul Graham, ACLI's vice president of insurance regulation and chief actuary.
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The Federal Reserve Board announced on October 4, 2005, the annual indexing of the low reserve tranche and of the reserve requirement exemption amount for 2006.