UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'conservative', 'Conservative': /kənˈsɜːvətɪv/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈsɝvətɪv/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kən sûrvə tiv)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a conservative [politician, voter, government, president]
  2. is conservative on [economic, social, foreign policy] issues
  3. is the conservative [candidate, hopeful] (for the elections)
  4. conservative [republicans, Christians]
  5. a member of the Conservative Party
  6. is a Conservative voter
  7. always votes Conservative
  8. a conservative way of thinking
  9. according to conservative [thought, rhetoric]
  10. (that number) is too conservative
  11. a conservative [policy, ruling, law]
  12. the conservative values
  13. is a conservative spender
  14. is a conservative [number, estimate]
  15. the [number] is on the conservative side
  16. a conservative approach towards
  17. a conservative outlook [on, for]
  1. voted [for, against] the conservatives
  2. is [supporting, campaigning for] the conservatives
  3. represents the conservatives in [London]
  4. The conservatives [won, lost] the elections.
  5. is a [member, representative] of the conservatives
  6. the [leader, spokesperson] of the conservatives
  7. the conservatives have been [accused of, questioned about]
  8. the conservatives have a [minority, majority] (vote)
  9. a [supporter, defender, voter] of the conservatives
  10. [appeals to, attracts] conservatives
  11. Don't be such a conservative!
  12. is a conservative on [social, political, cultural] matters
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