reserve fund

Definitions of reserve fund
  1. noun
    funds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments
    synonyms: reserve account
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    hidden reserve
    reserves that do not show up on the balance sheet (as by understating values)
    pool
    any communal combination of funds
    allowance, allowance account, valuation account, valuation reserve
    a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
    cookie jar reserve
    a hidden reserve that can be used to adjust quarterly earning reports
    type of:
    backlog, reserve, stockpile
    something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
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