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a noncareer commissioned officer in a military reserve unit who has served on active duty and who may be recalled to active service during an emergency.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.
Lord, reserve for me a crown, And do not let my shares go down.
Sir John Betjeman
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