preservative Meaning and Definition

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محافظ

muhafiz

حامی

haami

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English definition for preservative

1. n. a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition

2. s. tending or having the power to preserve

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A preservative is a substance or a chemical that is added to products such as food, beverages, pharmaceutical drugs, paints, biological samples, cosmetics, wood, and many other products to prevent decomposition by microbial growth or by undesirable chemical changes.
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