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Conservative

adjective uk   /kənˈsɜː.və.tɪv/  us   /-ˈsɝː.və.t̬ɪv/ (also Tory)
belonging to or supporting the British political party that traditionally supports business and opposes high taxes and government involvement in industry: the Conservative Party Conservative policies a Conservative MP/government Did you vote Conservative at the last election?
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Conservative
noun [C] uk   us   (also Tory)
She's a staunch (= very loyal) Conservative.
Conservatism
noun [U] uk   us   /-tɪ.zəm/
Conservative actions and beliefs
Translations of “Conservative”
in Korean 보수주의의…
in Arabic مُحافِظ, تَقليدي…
in Portuguese conservador…
in Catalan conservador…
in Japanese 保守的な…
in Italian conservatore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對改變, 保守的, 守舊的…
in Russian консервативный…
in Turkish tutucu, muhafazakâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对改变, 保守的, 守旧的…
in Polish konserwatywny…
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