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noun 
  1. A person who favors maintenance of the status quo or reversion to some earlier status.
  2. (context, UK, politics) A member of the Conservative party.
  3. (context, US, economics) A fiscal conservative
  4. (context, US, politics) A political conservative
  5. (context, US, social sciences) A social conservative.
  6. (context, Canada, politics) (uncapitalized) An adherent of any strain o fconservatism. (Capitalized) A member or supporter of the Conservative Party of Canada, or its predecessors.
Translations: 
  • French: conservateur
adjective 
  1. Tending to resist change.
The curriculum committee at this university is extremely .
  1. Based on pessimistic assumptions.
At a estimate, growth may even be negative next year.
  1. (context, US, economics, politics, social sciences) Supporting some combination of fiscal, political or social conservatism.
  2. (context, US, politics) Relating to the Republican party, regardless of its conservatism.
  3. (context, UK, politics) Relating to the Conservative party.
  4. (context, physics) (notcomp) Neither creating nor destroying a given quantity.
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