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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To protect from harm or damage. Also: To prepare food for later use by canning, pickling or salting.

Usage examples (43)
  • Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations . . . can never effect a reform.
  • preserve the peace in the family
  • preserve the forest and the lakes
  • We preserve these archeological findings for more
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