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conservative

adjective
 
 
/kənˈsɜːvətɪv/
not trusting sudden changes or new ideas: Older people tend to be very conservative.Custom, tradition and conformityNarrow-minded
a conservative estimate/guess a guess about a number or amount that is probably lower than the true number or amount: At a conservative guess, I'd say there were about 100 people there.Guesses and assumptions
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) (英國)保守黨的…
in Russian консервативный…
in Turkish tutucu, muhafazakâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)保守党的…
in Polish konserwatywny…
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