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English translation of 'conserver'

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conserver

[kɔ̃sɛʀve ]
Verb Table transitive verb
1. 
[faculté] to keep
[habitude] to keep up
2.  [amis, livres] to keep
J’ai conservé toutes ses lettres. I’ve kept all her letters.
3.  [paysage, monument, nature] to preserve
4.  (Cookery)
(mettre en conserve) to preserve
(après achat) to keep
« conserver au frais » “store in a cool place”“keep in a cool place”
see also se conserver

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Example Sentences Including 'conserver'

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A 46 ans, François Chérèque, ancien éducateur spécialisé, devrait tenter de conserver la même ligne.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Enfin, un homme politique a osé dire " en direct " qu'il faudrait travailler plus longtemps pour conserver notre modèle social.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Je me déshabille et, pour conserver la tiédeur un peu collante de mon corps, je me couche, sans me doucher.
Bombardier, Denise Tremblement de coeur
Le bruit réveillerait A., et surtout je veux conserver l'odeur de l'amour.
Bombardier, Denise Tremblement de coeur
Raison de plus pour conserver la tête froide, assurer chaque prise, avancer pas à pas sans céder à la panique.
de Closets, François La grande manip
Une discipline et une organisation de fer lui permettent ainsi de conserver un juste équilibre entre son travail et sa famille.
Marie Claire

Trends of 'conserver'

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'conserver' in Other Languages

British English: preserve VERB
food If you preserve food, you treat it in order to prevent it from decaying so that you can store it for a long time.
I like to make puree, using only enough sugar to preserve the plums.
British English: sustain VERB
If you sustain something, you continue it or maintain it for a period of time.
He has sustained his fierce social conscience from young adulthood through old age.

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