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preserve

verb /priˈzəːv/
to keep safe from harm
proteger, guardar
(May) Heaven preserve us from danger!
to keep in existence
conservar
They have managed to preserve many old documents.
to treat (food), eg by cooking it with sugar, so that it will not go bad
conservar
What is the best method of preserving raspberries?
preservation /pre-/ noun the action of preserving or the state or process of being preserved
conservación
the preservation of the nation’s heritage.
preservative /-vətiv/ noun something that preserves, especially that prevents food etc from going bad
conservante
a chemical preservative.
(Definition of preserve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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