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well-preserved

well-pre·served
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel pri-zurv]
    • /wɛl prɪˈzɜrv/
    • /wel prɪˈzɜːv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel pri-zurv]
    • /wɛl prɪˈzɜrv/

Definitions of well-preserved word

  • adjective well-preserved having been maintained in good condition; preserving a good or healthy appearance: a well-preserved manuscript; a well-preserved elderly couple. 1
  • adjective well-preserved If you describe a middle-aged or old person as well-preserved, you mean that they look good for their age. 0
  • adjective well-preserved A well-preserved object or building does not show any signs of its age. 0
  • adjective well-preserved kept in a good condition 0
  • adjective well-preserved continuing to appear youthful 0
  • adjective well-preserved in good condition or of good appearance, in spite of age 0

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Origin of well-preserved

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Well-preserved

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well-preserved popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for well-preserved

adjective well-preserved

  • conserved — Simple past tense and past participle of conserve.

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