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Conservative party

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noun
  1. a political party in Great Britain founded about 1832 as successor to the Tory party and characterized by moderate progressivism.
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Conservative Party

noun
  1. (in Britain) the major right-wing party, which developed from the Tories in the 1830s. It advocates a mixed economy, and encourages property owning and free enterpriseIn full: Conservative and Unionist Party
  2. (in Canada) short for Progressive Conservative Party
  3. (in other countries) any of various political parties generally opposing change
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