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Averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values
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“These prevalent conservative values have complicated the kingdom's relations with its main foreign ally.”
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(politics) Favoring free enterprise, private ownership, and socially conservative ideas
“Such developments would presumably be envied by genuine libertarians in socially conservative countries, even if their taxes are lower.”
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Cautiously low in amount or degree
“One conservative estimate put the number of protesters at more than six million people.”
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Restrained and unpretentious in nature or appearance
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“The conservative dress and hairstyle suggest they were from the middle classes.”
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Using, exercising or showing caution
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“A completely optimistic approach must be tempered by a conservative approach to provide a cushion for projects that may go bad due to unforeseen problems.”
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Bigoted, intolerant, or prejudiced
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Following carefully and exactly a set of rules
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From, or reminiscent of, an earlier time or era
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Contemptibly dull and ordinary
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Easily offended or upset
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Saving
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Seeking to minimize or reduce to a minimum
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Having sound or fair judgment based on good sense
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Lasting or taking a long time
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Opposing progress and innovation
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Well-groomed
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Used or intended to defend or protect
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That which saves or redeems something from an otherwise bad state or condition
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A person who is politically averse to change or holds traditional values
“He remains a conservative in constitutional matters.”
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A person who conforms to accepted behaviour or established practices
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An advocate of purism
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