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English definition of “conservative”

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
(Definition of conservative adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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