Definition of 'preservative'
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Always avoid cheap foods with excessive additives, preservatives or added grains because they can make skin problems worse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Always avoid cheap foods with excessive additives, preservatives or added grains because they can make skin problems worse. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Used as preservatives for meat and meat products. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)It has an ace taste and no additives or preservatives. The Sun (2012)Avoid foods that have been chemically processed and which contain a wide range of preservatives and flavourings. Healthy By Nature (1994)This is especially true of colours and preservatives. E For Additives (1987)It is thought to be linked to preservatives used in some skincare products. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The same is true of certain food preservatives. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The public must be made aware of the possible dangers of food preservative consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Chemical preservative added to food cause problems in some patients. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)We buy organic vegetables because we want things that are grown with the least amount of additives and preservatives. Christianity Today (2000)Salt was used as a preservative. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Foods containing artificial additives or preservatives. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)Harsh chemicals and preservatives are a no-no. The Sun (2013)Apply wood preservative only after windy, drying weather. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Unlike commercially prepared baked goods, these muffins do not contain any preservatives. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)At least it's free from flavourings and artificial preservatives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)MAKE-UP does contain preservatives, these have a limited life span. The Sun (2007)Plus it's free from additives and preservatives. The Sun (2011)You may not be aware that alcoholic drinks often contain additives and preservatives that won't help your situation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)No artificial colours or preservatives. The Sun (2014)So we need to know, for both those conditions tend to bring in their wake sensitivities to certain common food preservatives and colours. E For Additives (1987)During the winter I plan to dip the base of new canes in wood preservative to extend their lives. The Sun (2013)Free from gluten, soya, colouring and preservatives. The Sun (2014)On the plus side, they are free of artificial colours, preservatives and flavours. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you are using an oily preservative, you may want to leave it till the end of the season when the chairs are out of use. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: preservative /prɪˈzɜːvətɪv/ NOUN
A preservative is a chemical that is added to substances to prevent them from decaying.
Nitrates are used as food preservatives.
- American English: preservative
- Arabic: مَادَّةٌ حَافِظَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: preservativo
- Chinese: 防腐剂
- Croatian: konzervans
- Czech: konzervační látka
- Danish: konserveringsmiddel
- Dutch: conserveringsmiddel
- European Spanish: conservante
- Finnish: säilöntäaine
- French: conservateur conserves
- German: Konservierungsmittel
- Greek: συντηρητικό
- Italian: conservante
- Japanese: 保存料
- Korean: 방부제
- Norwegian: konserveringsmiddel
- Polish: konserwant
- European Portuguese: conservante
- Romanian: conservant
- Russian: консервант
- Spanish: conservante
- Swedish: konserveringsmedel
- Thai: สารกันบูด
- Turkish: katkı maddesi
- Ukrainian: консервант
- Vietnamese: chất bảo quản
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