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Conservative party

noun
1.
a political party in Great Britain founded about 1832 as successor to the Tory party and characterized by moderate progressivism.
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Conservative Party

noun
1.
(in Britain) the major right-wing party, which developed from the Tories in the 1830s. It advocates a mixed economy, and encourages property owning and free enterprise In full Conservative and Unionist Party
2.
(in Canada) short for Progressive Conservative Party
3.
(in other countries) any of various political parties generally opposing change
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