Meaning 11.24: to preserve

Description:‘save something/someone from being harmed or destroyed’
Typical context:I think these traditional customs should be preserved. / The wreck was preserved by the muddy sea bed.
Semantic field:Possession
Semantic category:Verb
Borrowed score :0.24
Age score :0.79
Simplicity score :0.74

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