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conservatism

noun [U]
 
 
/kənˈsɜːvətɪzəm/
conservative actions and beliefsNarrow-minded
Translations of “conservatism”
in Korean 보수주의…
in Arabic مُحافَظة, تَقليدِيّة…
in Portuguese conservadorismo…
in Catalan conservadorisme…
in Japanese 保守主義…
in Italian conservatorismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保守主義,守舊性…
in Russian консерватизм…
in Turkish tutuculuk, muhafazakârlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保守主义,守旧性…
in Polish konserwatyzm…
(Definition of conservatism from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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