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noun British English pronunciation: preserve /prɪˈzɜː(r)v/ 
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singularpreserve
pluralpreserves

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  1. 1
    [countable] formal a place or activity that is considered to belong to a particular person or group

    Originally an all-male preserve, the club now has 20 female members.

    Sailing is increasingly popular, and no longer the preserve of the rich.

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