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conservatize

[ kuhn-sur-vuh-tahyz ]
/ k蓹n藞s蓽r v蓹藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), con路serv路a路tized, con路serv路a路tiz路ing.
to make or become conservative.
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鈥淲as鈥 is used for the indicative past tense of 鈥渢o be,鈥 and 鈥渨ere鈥 is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also especially British, con路serv路a路tise .

Origin of conservatize

First recorded in 1840鈥50; conservat(ive) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM conservatize

con路serv路a路ti路za路tion, noun
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