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See also conservé
- enPR: kən-sû(r)v', IPA: /kənˈsɜː(r)v/, X-SAMPA: /k@n"s3:(r)v/
Audio (US), verb (file)
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)v
conserve (plural conserves)
- Wilderness where human development is prohibited.
- A jam or thick syrup made from fruit.
- I shall […] study broths, plasters, and conserves, till from a fine lady I become a notable woman.
- (obsolete) A medicinal confection made of freshly gathered vegetable substances mixed with finely powdered refined sugar.
- (obsolete) A conservatory.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Evelyn to this entry?)
- (transitive) To save for later use, sometimes by the use of a preservative.
- (transitive) To protect an environment.
- (physics, chemistry, intransitive) To remain unchanged during a process
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conserve f (plural conserves)
- canned foods
- Form of conserver
- Plural form of conserva
- vocative singular of conservus
conserve (infinitive conservar)
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of conservar.
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of conservar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of conservar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of conservar.