Translation of conservar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 (mantener, preservar) [alimentos] to preserve; [sabor/calor] to retain; [tradiciones/costumbres] to preserve tenemos que aprender a conservar los recursos de la naturaleza we must learn to conserve natural resources aún conserva algunos amigos de la infancia he still has o/or he has kept some friends from his childhood conservo buenos recuerdos de aquella época I have good memories of that time conservar la calma/el buen humor to keep calm, to keep one's spirits up un régimen para conservar la línea a diet to help you keep your shape (+ complemento/+ complement) conserva intactas sus facultades mentales he is still in full possession of his mental faculties todavía conserva vivos los ideales de su juventud she has kept alive the ideals of her youth 1.2 (guardar) [cartas/fotografías] to keep consérvese en lugar fresco keep o/or store in a cool place
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (conservarse)
- 1.1 [alimentos] to keep se conserva durante meses it keeps for months 1.2 (perdurar) to survive aún se conservan algunos restos del palacio some remains of the palace still survive tradiciones que se conservan en el sur traditions which still endure o/or survive in the south 1.3 [persona] (+ complemento/+ complement) to keep se conserva ágil/joven she keeps herself in trim/young está muy bien conservada she's very well preserved, she's very good for her age
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