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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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Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) is an increasingly recognized form, and accounts for almost 50% of all admissions for decompensate heart failure.
The government will use those in preserved condition as material for research and conservation at local UPTs, and all damaged articles will be destroyed.
Elsmere -- in the San Gabriels southeast of the Interstate5 and Antelope Valley Freeway junction -- neighbors Whitney Canyon, already preserved in a partnership of the city and conservation authority.
Poverty likely drives more persons to conserve food; lack of reliable energy sources, clean water, and cooking supplies makes food preservation practices riskier; and food shortage compels persons to rely on preserved food for a larger proportion of their diet.
Note: Chef Yeo recommends storing the preserved lemons for two weeks.
For example, by studying a molecule in a preserved field mouse, he's also likely to learn about a chemical process in, perhaps, a preserved squid, he says.
Ice mummies like Reinhard's Incan children were buried in snow on purpose, but many ice mummies are preserved accidentally.
368-1T(e) (1) (ii) (A) provides that a proprietary interest in T is not preserved if, in connection with a potential reorganization, the T stock is redeemed, or to the extent that (prior to and in connection with a potential reorganization) an extraordinary distribution is made with respect to the T stock.
For example, if the corporation knew or should have known that the documents would become material at some point in the future, then such documents should have been preserved.
7 acres of environmentally land on Staten Island's North Shore, which will be preserved for public use by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.
Fossils are the remains of plants and animals usually preserved in rock.
And both teams examined insects preserved in pieces of amber from the Dominican Republic, one of the world's most significant sources of this gem.