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Reserve (territorial entity)

Reserve or reserves may refer to:


  • Reserve (accounting), any part of shareholders' equity, except for basic share capital
  • Actuarial reserves, a liability equal to the present value of the future expected cash flows of a contingent event
  • Bank reserves, holdings of deposits in central banks plus currency that is physically held in bank vaults
  • Foreign-exchange reserves, the foreign currency deposits held by central banks and monetary authorities
    • Reserve currency, a currency which is held in significant quantities as part of foreign exchange reserves
  • Mineral reserve, natural resources that are economically recoverable
  • Official gold reserves, held by central banks as a store of value
  • Auction Reserve, a minimum amount of money bid required for a sale in an English auction




Land management

  • Game reserve, land set aside for maintenance of wildlife for tourism or hunting
  • Indian reserve, in Canada, a tract of land reserved for the use and benefit of a band
  • Nature reserve, a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest

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