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See also: préservative

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French preservatif, from Medieval Latin praeservativus

NounEdit

preservative (plural preservatives)

  1. (countable) any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve, especially when added to food
    Salt, sugar, and acid all act as preservatives when making pickles.

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AdjectiveEdit

preservative

  1. tending to preserve
    The curators took preservative actions to maintain the ancient collection.

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AdjectiveEdit

preservative f pl

  1. feminine plural of preservativo

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