conservare salutem

English translation: to guard one's health

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Latin term or phrase:conservare salutem
English translation:to guard one's health
Entered by: alcaeus

17:19 Dec 2, 2005
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science (general)
Latin term or phrase: conservare salutem
this is found on a Department of Defense sign promoting a seminar on military generated noise
David E. Booth
to guard one's health
Explanation:
Or 'to maintain one's health', 'keep one's health'. If it doesn't mean this, I can't imagine what else it could mean.

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Note added at 20 mins (2005-12-02 17:40:19 GMT)
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'Salus' can mean 'safety'; here it could conceivably mean 'the public safety', 'public security', given the context.
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alcaeus
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to guard one's health


Explanation:
Or 'to maintain one's health', 'keep one's health'. If it doesn't mean this, I can't imagine what else it could mean.

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Note added at 20 mins (2005-12-02 17:40:19 GMT)
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'Salus' can mean 'safety'; here it could conceivably mean 'the public safety', 'public security', given the context.

alcaeus
United States
Local time: 15:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Zrinka Milas: If it is this:http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/MedVet/Center for Health P... "health" is correct. Literally conservare means to maintain, to keep, to preserve.In a wider sense you could also say to protect.
44 mins
  -> It would seem to be that. Thanks, Zrinka.

agree  Kirill Semenov
49 mins
  -> Thanks, Kirill.

agree  Leonardo Marcello Pignataro (X): Too right! I think there's a kind of pun "health/security" given the context... Euge, Joseph!
2 hrs
  -> Benigne dicis, Leonarde.

agree  Alfa Trans (X)
23 hrs
  -> Thanks, Marju.
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