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reserve clause

noun, Sports.
1.
the clause in the contract of a professional player in some sports that binds the player to a team for a season beyond the expiration of the contract in the event a new contract has not been made meanwhile or the player has not been sent to another team.
Origin of reserve clause
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • The reserve clause in contracts was the direct cause of that struggle.

  • At the present time it is held that even when not expressed, the "reserve clause" is understood.

    International Law George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker

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