Definition of archconservative in English:

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archconservative

Pronunciation: /ˌärCHkənˈsərvədiv/

adjective

Extremely averse to change and strongly adhering to traditional values: his social philosophy is archconservative
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  • Agents of change don't usually rise to the top in the arch-conservative world of Japanese business.
  • He's sure to stack the Supreme Court with arch-conservative judges.
  • He made his last political speech in support of the arch-conservative John Claudius Beresford in 1802.

noun

A person who is extremely averse to change and strongly adheres to traditional values: her father was an archconservative in the colonial era tradition
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  • The arch-conservative died of medical causes at a medical center in Raleigh.
  • It's exactly the interpretation you would expect from an arch-conservative secure in his ideology.
  • He said he took the advice to heart, and jokingly called himself an "arch-conservative."
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