preserve - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “preserve” en inglés

See all translations

preserveverb [T]

uk   /prɪˈzɜːv/  us   /-ˈzɝːv/
B2 to keep something as it is, especially in order to prevent it from decaying or being damaged or destroyed: to preserve the environment We want to preserve the character of the town while improving the facilities. The agreement preserved our right to limit trade in endangered species. Putting varnish on wood is a way of preserving it. I need to get out of the house from time to time just to preserve (= prevent me from losing) my sanity. to treat food in a particular way so that it can be kept for a long time without going bad: preserved fruit oranges preserved in brandy
More examples

preservenoun

uk   /prɪˈzɜːv/  us   /-ˈzɝːv/

preserve noun (FOOD)

[C or U] a food made from fruit or vegetables boiled with sugar and water until it becomes like a firm sauce: apricot preserve jars of preserves
See also

preserve noun (ACTIVITY)

[S] an activity that only one person or a particular type of person does or is responsible for: Owning racehorses is the preserve of the rich. Sport used to be a male preserve.

preserve noun (PLACE)

[C] US a reserve noun
(Definition of preserve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de preserve
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Más definiciones de “preserve” en inglés

Definiciones de “preserve” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Palabra del día

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Aprende más 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Aprende más