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1. Favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change.
2. Traditional or restrained in style: a conservative dark suit.
3. Moderate; cautious: a conservative estimate.
a. Of or relating to the political philosophy of conservatism.
b. Belonging to a conservative party, group, or movement.
5. Conservative Of, designating, or characteristic of a political party founded on or associated with principles of social and political conservatism, especially in the United Kingdom or Canada.
6. Conservative Of or adhering to Conservative Judaism.
7. Tending to conserve; preservative: the conservative use of natural resources.
1. One favoring traditional views and values.
2. A supporter of political conservatism.
3. Conservative A member or supporter of a Conservative political party.

con·ser′va·tive·ly adv.
con·ser′va·tive·ness n.
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The existence of a special modelling technique, which is similar for Corded Ware vessels in a rather wide region, can thus probably prove the conservativeness of Corded Ware culture bearers on this stage of pottery-making.
Summary: It is safe to say that since day one of his reign Pope Francis has turned his back on tradition, defying the conservativeness of the Holy See.
This may not only avoid unnecessary conservativeness but should also result in better protection in case the applied default values are not large enough.
Diokno said the original plan of the government was to have a 3% deficit-to-GDP ratio of 3% from 2017 to 2019 and 2% from 2020 to 2022, to show some fiscal conservativeness, but the IMF said, "No, go to 3 % during the entire term".
The result of this study is in line with Carpenter and Johnson (1983) about the aggressive approach or the conservativeness policies of the firm regarding working capital and their financial and operating risk.
In spite of its headquarters' name, the 117-year-old Murugappa Group is known for its caution, collective decision-making and conservativeness.
Deflationism, Arithmetic, and the Argument from Conservativeness, DANIEL WAXMAN
617 be difficult for her to get married due to the conservativeness of the society 4.
Notably, as mentioned above, a previous qualitative study found some differences between these two constructs (Gallagher & Smith, 1999), with participants expressing greater conservativeness in their religious beliefs about gender than were evident in their gender role beliefs.
Despite having one of the highest scores in judiciary assertiveness and independence in the Americas, Chilean courts are known for their historic conservativeness (Hilbink, 2007).
This will improve the effectiveness of such estimations to support the analysis of alternative design solutions and verification approaches as well as the evaluation of the conservativeness of design margins with respect to cost savings opportunities.
30) To better answer this question, one needs to get a sense of the employee's conservativeness.
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