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conservative

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English

Noun

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Singular
conservative

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  1. A person who favors maintenance of the status quo or reversion to some earlier status.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A fiscal conservative
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A political conservative
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A social conservative.

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Adjective

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Positive
conservative

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  1. Tending to resist change.
    The curriculum committee at this university is extremely conservative.
  2. Based on pessimistic assumptions.
    At a conservative estimate, growth may even be negative next year.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Supporting some combination of fiscal, political or social conservatism.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Relating to the Republican party, regardless of its conservatism.
  5. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) Relating to the Conservative party.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) (no comparative or superlative) Neither creating nor destroying a given quantity.

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French

Adjective

conservative

  1. Feminine form of conservatif.

Italian

Adjective

conservative f.

  1. Feminine plural form of conservativo

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