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To keep something

set aside

to keep or save something from a larger amount or supply in order to use it later for a particular purpose

collect

verb

to get and keep objects because they are interesting or valuable

set apart

to keep something separate in order to use it for a particular purpose

store up

to keep a lot of something so that you can use it later

store

verb

to keep something in a particular place

reserve

verb

to keep something so that you can use it when you need to

reserve

verb

to keep something for a particular person, purpose, or situation

lay aside

to keep or save something, especially money, so that you can use it in the future

treasure

verb

to keep or look after something very carefully because it is very valuable or important to you

stockpile

verb

to collect large amounts of things that may be needed

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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