well-preserved


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well-pre·served

 (wĕl′prĭ-zûrvd′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to something old that has stayed in good condition.
2. Often Offensive Appearing less affected by aging than people of a similar age.
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well-preserved

adj (well preserved when postpositive)
1. kept in a good condition
2. continuing to appear youthful: she was a well-preserved old lady.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-preserved - used of older persons who are healthy
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
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Translations

well-preserved

[ˌwelprɪˈzɜːvd] ADJ [person] → bien conservado
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well-preserved

[ˌwɛlprɪˈzɜːvd] adj (person) to be well-preservedportare bene i propri anni
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Established in 1889 during the Victorian era with magnificent well-preserved architecture, the most attractive part of the station is its century-old clocks.
NNA - Army Chief, General Joseph Aoun, inspected Saturday a number of military units deployed in the city of Tripoli, stressing that the country's security and stability are well-preserved. "Protecting national security and stability is our utmost priority," Aoun said reassuringly, as he was briefed on the work of various military units stationed in the region and the tasks carried out to maintain security and stability in the city.
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