preservative

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

preservative (plural preservatives)

  1. (countable) any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve, especially when added to food
    Salt, sugar, and acid all act as preservatives when making pickles.

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Adjective[edit]

preservative

  1. tending to preserve
    The curators took preservative actions to maintain the ancient collection.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

preservative f pl

  1. feminine plural of preservativo

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