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preserve

2 noun
     
preserve2
1 [countable usually plural]DF a substance made from boiling fruit or vegetables with sugar, salt, or vinegar:
homemade fruit preserves
2 [singular] an activity that is only suitable or allowed for a particular group of people:
Banking used to be a male preserve.
preserve of
The civil service became the preserve of the educated middle class.
3 [countable]DS an area of land or water that is kept for private hunting or fishing
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