- 1.1 (traditional) [person/views/clothes] conservadorMore example sentences1.2
(Conservative)[Politics/Política] (in UK, Can, etc) (before noun/delante del nombre) conservador the Conservative (and Unionist) Party (in UK) el Partido Conservador 1.3 (cautious) [approach] cauteloso, prudente at a conservative estimate calculando por lo bajoMore example sentences
- The many suits and ties and other conservative dress worn by the crowd yesterday reflected the upscale membership of much of the organisation.
- The best advice I was always given by peers was to dress in a conservative suit with modest accessories at the interview.
- Not only are the quantities of meat large, but the fact that there are people who want to eat dried rat bat, or even monkey meat comes as a surprise to those of us whose tastes are more conservative.
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- The rapid rise of the green movement is an example of this, because it appeals to traditional conservative values.
- Lewis was an old-fashioned Christian, and those who consider the church to be too interested in modernising see him as a hero of religious orthodoxy and conservative values.
- His parents weren't party-political, but he was certainly brought up with traditionally conservative values.
- The number of women trafficked for this purpose is unknown, although conservative estimates put the number in the millions.
- The combat capability of such a servicemen could be compared, even by conservative estimates, to that of a modern section or even platoon.
- Those sorts of considerations are why I said $440 billion was a conservative estimate, which is admittedly a bit crazy just to say, but there it is.
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The Chilean presidential palace in the capital, Santiago, is called Palacio de la Moneda.