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Pronunciation: /pʀezɛʀve/

Translation of préserver in English:

verbe transitif

also: se préserver verbe pronominal

  • se préserver de
    to protect oneself against (intempéries)


jamais je ne l'épouserai, Dieu or le ciel m'en préserve!

God forbid I should ever marry him/her!

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