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preserve

(prĭ-zûrv′)
v. pre·served, pre·serving, pre·serves
v.tr.
1. To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
2. To keep or maintain intact: tried to preserve family harmony.
3. To prepare (food) for storage or future use, as by canning or salting.
4. To prevent (organic bodies) from decaying or spoiling: preserved the specimen in a chemical solution.

pre·serv′a·bil′i·ty n.
pre·serv′a·ble adj.
pres′er·va′tion (prĕz′ər-vā′shən) n.
pre·serv′er n.
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This report has been segmented by product type, application type, and geography and it includes drivers, restraints and opportunities (DRO's), of the canned preserved food market.
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Instead, it becomes a valuable environmental resource that will be preserved for future generations.
Households probably conserve vegetables because of the absence of inexpensive, readily available, industrially preserved food, particularly in the winter, when fresh vegetables are prohibitively expensive.
In columns 1 and 7, for example, only parts of four lines are actually preserved on the leather, but Fincke provides the complete Hebrew text for all thirty-seven lines of both columns.
For the lemon and caper sauce: Preserved lemon zest, chopped
Are they really being preserved for future generations?
Today, investigators can reexamine evidence from preserved DNA samples using newer and more sophisticated technologies unavailable when they obtained the evidence.
The three children found in Argentina are ice mummies, bodies preserved in extreme cold.
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And the royal forest was not the private domain of the king so much as a sacred space preserved by the (sacred) king from human encroachment.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Canned preserved food market has significant growth potential in Asia Pacific and Latin America especially in countries like India China, Brazil, Argentina and various others.