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See also préserve, and préservé

English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
preserve

Plural
s

preserve (s)
  1. a sweet spread made of any of a variety of berries
  2. a nature preserve

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Usage notes

More often used in the plural, as strawberry preserves, but the form without the s can also be used as the plural form, or to refer to a single type.

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Verb

Infinitive
to preserve

Third person singular
preserv

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to preserve (third-person singular simple present preserv, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To protect; to keep; to maintain the condition of.

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