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mental reservation

noun
1.
an unexpressed doubt or qualification about a situation, person, etc.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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British Dictionary definitions for mental-reservation

mental reservation

noun
1.
a tacit withholding of full assent or an unexpressed qualification made when one is taking an oath, making a statement, etc
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