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conservative

con·serv·a·tive

conservative

 
 
pronunciation:
kn suhr v tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: wanting things to stay as they are; not wanting change.
The conservative teachers opposed getting rid of the school's dress code.
similar words:
old-fashioned, straight
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who is against rapid change in politics, government, or society.
derivations: conservatively (adj.), conservativeness (n.)
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