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Hlayisa - Preserve

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Definition of preserve
- Preserve n
- A domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone; "medicine is no longer a male preserve"
- A reservation where animals are protected
- Fruit preserved by cooking with sugar [syn: {conserve}, {conserves}, {preserves}] v
- Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions" [syn: {continue}, {uphold}, {carry on}, {bear on}] [ant: {discontinue}]
- Keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts" [syn: {conserve}, {maintain}, {keep up}]
- To keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer" [syn: {save}]
- Prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh" [syn: {keep}]
- Maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you" [syn: {keep}]
- Keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing; "preserve the forest and the lakes"
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