Spanish English Dictionary

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conservar in English:

1. to preserve

They tried hard to preserve the friendly atmosphere.
Following his death, his father, Al Hendrix, set up a company which aimed to preserve Jimi's legacy. He called it Experience Hendrix.

English word "conservar"(to preserve) occurs in sets:

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2. retain

Cast iron retains heat for a long time. This soil retains water.
to retain humidity
And the more unequal societies are more likely also to retain the death penalty.
retaining wall
The company has retained its position as market leader.
ability to attract and retain good employees
The number of observations is retained in each bin.
If you use a computer, you can retain information.
I'd retain that old hat if I were you.
He sacrificed his outstanding career to retain his dignity.
the most chalanging thing about producing film was to be able to truly retain Jane's vision.
The atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding the planet and retained by the Earth's gravity.
I retained all memories from this summer.
He said the current staff of about 10 people would be retained.
Only individuals with an aberrant temperament can in the long run retain their self-esteem in the face of the disesteem of their fellows.

English word "conservar"(retain) occurs in sets:

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3. conserve

We must try to conserve our natural resources.
I have to conserve my energy for the game tomorrow
conserve energy
When bears sleep or lie down, their postures depend on whether they want to get rid of heat or conserve it.
Please conserve water in summer.

English word "conservar"(conserve) occurs in sets:

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