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conservative British & World English

Averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values

Conservative in conservative British & World English

Relating to the Conservative Party of Great Britain or a similar party elsewhere

arch-conservative British & World English

Extremely averse to change and strongly adhering to traditional values

paleo-conservative British & World English

A person who advocates traditional forms of conservatism; an extremely right-wing conservative

semi-conservative British & World English

Relating to or denoting replication of a nucleic acid in which one complete strand of each double helix is directly derived from the parent molecule

Conservative Party British & World English

A political party promoting free enterprise and private ownership, in particular a major British party that since the Second World War has been in power 1951–64, 1970-4, and 1979–97. It emerged from the old Tory Party under Sir Robert Peel in the 1830s and 1840s

Conservative Judaism British & World English

A form of Judaism, particularly prevalent in North America, which seeks to preserve Jewish tradition and ritual but has a more flexible approach to the interpretation of the law than Orthodox Judaism

Progressive Conservative Party British & World English

A Canadian political party advocating free trade and holding moderate views on social policies. Founded in the mid 19th century but operating under its present name since 1942, the party was in power 1984–93 under Brian Mulroney

conservative with a small ‘c’ British & World English

Said of someone who is conservative in outlook but does not necessarily vote for or support a Conservative party

conservative with a small ‘c’ in conservative British & World English

Said of someone who is conservative in outlook but does not necessarily vote for or support a Conservative party

neoconservative British & World English

Relating to or denoting a return to a modified form of a traditional viewpoint, in particular a political ideology characterized by an emphasis on free-market capitalism and an interventionist foreign policy

ultraconservative British & World English

A person who is extremely conservative in politics or religion

conservative New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

cap. in a political context; abbrev. C, Con., or Cons.

conservative English Thesaurus

the conservative wing of the party

conservative English-Spanish

conservador

island communities tend to be conservative in island English-Spanish

las comunidades insulares tienden a ser conservadoras

he's a conservative with a small 'c' in small English-Spanish

es de ideas conservadoras en el sentido amplio de la palabra


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