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British English: /prɪˈzəːv/
American English: /prəˈzərv/

Translation of preserve in German:

noun in sing. or pl.

  • 1
    strawberry/quince preserves
    eingemachte Erdbeeren/Quitten
  • 3 [figurative] (special sphere)
    Domäne, die
    (of political power)
    Einflussbereich, der
  • 4 (for wildlife)
    [Natur]schutzgebiet, das
    [Fisch]gehege, das
    wildlife/game preserve
    (Tierschutzgebiet das, Wildpark der)

transitive verb

  • 1
    (keep safe) from vor + Dat.
    preserve something from destruction
    etwas vor der Zerstörung bewahren
  • 5 (keep alive)
    [figurative] (Erinnerung, Andenken)
    Heaven preserve us!
    [Gott] bewahre!
  • 6 (care for and protect)
    (Tierart, Wald)
    unter Schutz stellen
    (Gewässer, Gebiet)

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