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Conservative

A person who believes that what has been done should continue to be done as long as there is not a positive reason to change it. Conservatives may favor class distinctions as natural, or at least not harmful. In modern times, conservatism has become associated with the political right, or the belief that capitalism and the free market tend to best determine how an economy ought to be organized.
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In addition, when measuring the activities, interests and opinions of interviewees (lifestyle), the author has found, in order of importance, the following: pursuit of status, intellectual development, family appreciation, leadership, optimism degree, conservativeness degree, immediateness degree, and professionalism degree.
The first group of moderated regression analyses examined several variables as potential predictors or moderators of proxy accuracy including marital satisfaction, time dated, agreeableness, conscientiousness, religiosity, spirituality, moral strictness, and conservativeness.
H8: There is a negative interaction between education and self-reported political conservativeness on the level of environmental concern in Canada.
But, it is hard to balance the aggressiveness and conservativeness in the greedy approach because there is no central control and the nodes do not have the information about the surroundings outside their range.
WHAT COULD CHANGE THE RATING UP/DOWN Moody's could upgrade the rating if Koc Holding's core companies continue to benefit from the overall positive business environment in which they operate and continue to display the financial flexibility and conservativeness that enables Koc Holding to benefit from a stable and diverse source of cash flows through dividends and management fees.
Ignored by trade unions and concerned for the most part with Christian-derived notions of respectability, it would seem that the political conservativeness of Pentecostal women had as much to do with their structural exclusion from sources of class-based conflict as their theological worldview.
Legal practitioners should also adopt the state of the art in the legal profession in response to the changing world, he said, adding that this has been frustrated by the conservativeness of the judges.
They do this because they are only interested in independence proper and want to remove the conservativeness of central banks embodied in law.
Whether defamation or traditional conservativeness, most of these women's stories will continue to remain untold.
disappointed with Janat who was a symbol of conservativeness and was respected

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