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

Translation of preserve in German:

noun in sing. or pl.

  • 1 (fruit)
    Eingemachte Neutr.
    strawberry/quince preserves
    eingemachte Erdbeeren/Quitten
  • 4 (for wildlife)
    [Natur]schutzgebiet Neutr.
    Reservat Neutr.
    (water) [Fisch]gehege Neutr.
    wildlife/game preserve
    (Tierschutzgebiet das, Wildpark der)

transitive verb

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