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Etymology

From Old French conserver, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] conservare to keep, preserve from com- intensive prefix + servare keep watch, maintain (see also observe).

Noun

Singular
conserve

Plural
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conserve ({{{1}}})
  1. Wilderness where human development is prohibited.
  2. A jam or thick syrup made from fruit.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to conserve

Third person singular
conserv

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to conserve (third-person singular simple present conserv, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To save for later use.
  2. To protect an environment.

Derived terms

Translations


French

Noun

conserve f. (plural conserves)

  1. canned foods

Verb

conserve

  1. Form of conserver

Italian

Noun

conserve f.

  1. Plural form of conserva.

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