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English definition of “preserve”

preserve

noun [C] (PLACE)    /prɪˈzɜːv/ US  /-ˈzɝːv/
US for reserve (= an area of land kept in its natural state , especially for wild animals to live in to be protected )Zoos and wildlife reserves
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