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Definition of Conservative

Conservative

  1. Having power to preserve in a safe of entire state, or from loss, waste, or injury; preservative.
  2. Tending or disposed to maintain existing institutions; opposed to change or innovation.
  3. Of or pertaining to a political party which favors the conservation of existing institutions and forms of government, as the Conservative party in England; -- contradistinguished from Liberal and Radical.
  4. One who, or that which, preserves from ruin, injury, innovation, or radical change; a preserver; a conserver.
  5. One who desires to maintain existing institutions and customs; also, one who holds moderate opinions in politics; -- opposed to revolutionary or radical.
  6. A member of the Conservative party.
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Conservative Translations

conservative in Dutch is behoudend, conservatief
conservative in French is conservateur
conservative in German is konservativ
conservative in Italian is conservativo
conservative in Portuguese is conservador
conservative in Spanish is tradicionalista, conservador, conservativo