English version

preserve in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpreservepre‧serve1 /prɪˈzɜːv $ -ɜːrv/ ●●○ W3 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 CONTINUE/NOT STOPto save something or someone from being harmed or destroyedpreservation 🔊 We must encourage the planting of new trees and preserve our existing woodlands.see thesaurus at protect2 CHANGE/BECOME DIFFERENTto make something continue without changing 🔊 the responsibility of the police to preserve the peace 🔊 Norma tried to preserve a normal family life in difficult circumstances.3 DFKEEP/STOREto store food for a long time after treating it so that it will not decay 🔊 black olives preserved in brinepreservable adjectivepreserver noun [countable] well-preserved→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
preserveThe house is part of local history and should be preserved.And there are still preserved among Christians traces of that Holy Spirit which appeared in the form of a dove.We want to preserve as much open land as possible.Here's a recipe for preserving fruit in brandy.Britain knows it has to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy.Human organs, preserved in jars, lined the shelves of the laboratory.An example is preserved in the Museum.Early settlers preserved meat by drying and salting it.So conservationists hope they can preserve the area's outstanding natural beauty and cater for the tourists too.The calculation proceeds for as many time-moments as will preserve the desired accuracy.The Forestry Commission are making valiant efforts to re-create these old woodlands, and are trying to preserve the little that remains.The new law preserves the national guarantee of health care for poor children.As a family, we want to preserve the traditions of Jewish culture and religion.All the names in the book have been changed to preserve the victims' anonymity.Boots are advisable and cameras are essential for those who like to preserve their memories in photographs.He destroyed the heart of the city but then decided to preserve what could be preserved.