conservatize

verb
con·​ser·​va·​tize | \ kən-ˈsər-və-ˌtīz How to pronounce conservatize (audio) \
conservatized; conservatizing

Definition of conservatize

transitive verb

: to make conservative

First Known Use of conservatize

1849, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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