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English adjective: preservative

1. preservative tending or having the power to preserve

SamplesTimbers should be treated with a preservative substance.



English noun: preservative

1. preservative (substance) a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition

Broader (hypernym)chemical compound, compound

Narrower (hyponym)spice

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