One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A conservative who holds some liberal views, or who is regarded as moderate. Also: a person who holds both liberal and conservative political views; specifically (in Canada) a member or supporter of the Liberal-Conservative Party (now historical).
Of, relating to, or characteristic of both Liberals and Conservatives; specifically (in Canada) of or relating to the Liberal-Conservative Party.
Mid 19th century. From liberal [noun] + conservative [adjective].
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.