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English

Noun

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Singular
conservative

Plural
conservatives

conservative (plural conservatives)

  1. A person who favors maintenance of the status quo or reversion to some earlier status.
  2. (US, economics) A fiscal conservative
  3. (US, politics) A political conservative
  4. (US, social sciences) A social conservative.

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Adjective

conservative (comparative more conservative, superlative most conservative)

Positive
conservative

Comparative
more conservative

Superlative
most conservative

  1. Tending to resist change.
    The curriculum committee at this university is extremely conservative.
  2. Based on pessimistic assumptions.
    At a conservative estimate, growth may even be negative next year.
  3. (US, economics, politics, social sciences) Supporting some combination of fiscal, political or social conservatism.
  4. (US, politics) Relating to the Republican party, regardless of its conservatism.
  5. (British, politics) Relating to the Conservative party.
  6. (physics) (no comparative or superlative) Neither creating nor destroying a given quantity.

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French

Adjective

conservative

  1. Feminine form of conservatif.

Italian

Adjective

conservative f.

  1. Feminine plural form of conservativo

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