Significado de well preserved en en Inglés

well preserved

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  • 1(of something old) having remained in good condition.

    ‘a well-preserved Neolithic burial chamber’
    • ‘Although the workshops have been demolished for a health club, and the restaurant has been removed, the Thorndike remains an exceptionally well-preserved and fine example of the best of modernist theatre design.’
    • ‘‘It's also quite unique to find well-preserved plant remains in plaster ’, said Bruins.’
    • ‘This is another well-preserved old town full of beautiful houses, and has a quaint little yachting harbour guarded by stone Bavarian lions on pillars.’
    • ‘The well-preserved remains of a 200-year-old mummy, buried in layers of silk, have been discovered in Vietnam.’
    • ‘Today, the street is a well-preserved strip of old villas and lane houses containing cafes, restaurants, bookstores and antique shops as well as curiosity museums.’
    • ‘Juxtaposing the unapologetically new with the well-preserved old can strengthen the urban fabric, he posits, citing Amsterdam and London as examples.’
    • ‘The well-preserved cranium from this burial led us to attempt a facial reconstruction.’
    • ‘Discovered in peat bogs in central Ireland, the well-preserved human remains were unveiled this month in Dublin.’
    • ‘The Posidippus papyrus is unusual for its length and the well-preserved state of the remaining text.’
    • ‘With the exception of Akkad, well-preserved remains of all these cities can be seen in Iraq today.’
    • ‘Generally, well-preserved remains of monocot leaves are rare in the fossil record.’
    • ‘Very well preserved tiger remains have been found in a cave in Western Australia and aboriginal rock shelters in Arnhemland show very clear drawings of the Tasmanian Tiger and the Tasmanian devil.’
    • ‘With old Havana a UNESCO-designated world heritage site, numerous well-preserved, picturesque Spanish colonial towns, and hundreds of unblemished beaches, Cuba is a natural draw.’
    • ‘This graceful and prosperous old city is dominated by the fantastic arena, a well-preserved Roman amphitheatre where audiences of 25,000 attend summer opera concerts.’
    1. 1.1(of an old person) showing little sign of ageing.
      ‘The divorced father of two didn't admit to himself that he was gay until his mid 30s, and he is only now declaring it in public as a remarkably well-preserved man of 53.’
      • ‘She is a well-preserved fifty-something woman with long blonde hair and the smooth good looks that only very expensive clothes and grooming can achieve.’
      • ‘He looked like a well-preserved man in his eighties, but no one was sure how old he truly was.’
      • ‘Even in this light, though, it's plain that he is freakishly well-preserved.’
      • ‘The woman is about 40, wearing black trousers which show a well preserved figure.’
      • ‘In this issue we have sought further advice from the well-preserved and the famously youthful on how not to grow old, on how to keep up with the genetic Joneses.’
      • ‘Yes, I have a few wrinkles, but I am quite a well-preserved, glamorous granny.’