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EN[pɹᵻˈzəːv] [pɹəˈzəɹv] [pɹiˈzəɹv] [-ɜː(r)v]
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WPreserve
  • The word preserve may refer to:
  • Fruit preserves, a type of sweet spread or condiment
  • Nature reserve, an area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or other special interest, usually protected
  • Preserve (horse), a British Thoroughbred racehorse
  • A 2004 compilation involving the band Wow & Flutter
  • "Preserve", a 2013 season 2 episode of The Mind of a Chef
  • In safety and technology:
  • Dust resistant
  • Fire resistant
  • Rot-proof
  • Rustproof
  • Thermal resistant
  • Impact resistant
  • Waterproof
FR préserve

    Definition of preserve in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpreservesPREpré-
    1. A sweet spread made of any of a variety of berries.
      1. A reservation, a nature preserve.
        1. An activity with restricted access.
          1. The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them, which is then licensed to related businesses in high-tax countries, is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies.
      2. VerbSGpreservesPRpreservingPT, PPpreserved
        1. To protect; to keep from harm or injury.
          1. To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as as sugar or salt; to season and prepare (fruits, meat, etc.) for storage.
            1. to preserve peaches or grapes
          2. To maintain throughout; to keep intact.
            1. to preserve appearances; to preserve silence
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Chinese green tea usually has a very light flavor and preserves much of the natural vegetable character of the leaf.
            • The overall tertiary structures, which were defined by four endonexin domains containing calcium binding sites, were well preserved (Fig C in S1 File , Table C in S2 File ).
            • It preserves the blue-collar setting of The Flintstones, and the family constellations are similar, but the "warmedy" Flintstone world is turned on its ear.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
              • Verbs
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              Grammatically, this word "preserve" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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