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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

conserve +‎ -er

NounEdit

conserver (plural conservers)

  1. One who conserves.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for conserver in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cōnservō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.sɛʁ.ve/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

conserver

  1. to keep (in a particular place)
    Conserver la glace dans un congélateur. - Keep the ice cream in a freezer.
    • 2008, Valérie Provost and Sophie Huyghues Despointes (translators), Susan T. Fiske (English author), Psychologie sociale (Social Psychology), De Boeck Université, →ISBN, page 301:
      Frappé par cette contradiction, il décida de conserver un suivi du traitement qu'on leur réservait tout au long de leur voyage.
      Struck by this contradiction, he decided to keep track of the treatment they received over the course of their trip.
  2. to retain, to conserve, to preserve

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LatinEdit

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First known attestation 842 in the Oaths of Strasbourg. Borrowed from Latin cōnservō.

VerbEdit

conserver

  1. to keep (e.g. a promise)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-v, *-vs, *-vt are modified to f, s, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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