an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources
(physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations
The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.
A wise use of natural resources.
the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation
Origin: [L. conservatio: cf. F. conservation.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3711
Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Nouns Frequency: #1554
Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Adjectives Frequency: #802
The numerical value of Conservation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Conservation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Conservation is humanity caring for the future.
Explicitly connecting how people describe the natural world in different ways is a top conservation priority.
It was a very awkward situation, the colonial government's department of conservation started opening up pots in the local communities to see what was in those pots.
The Duke will also undertake engagements in Beijing and elsewhere to promote UK-China relations, people-to-people links, and in support of his work to combat the illegal wildlife trade and support wildlife conservation.
Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- опазване, консервация, съхраняванеBulgarian
- konzervace, zachováníCzech
- Bewahrung, Konservierung, Schutz, ErhaltungGerman
- luonnonsuojelu, ympäristönsuojelu, säilyttäminen, säilytys, suojeluFinnish
- défense, préservationFrench
- 保存, 保護, 節約Japanese
- natuurbescherming, conserveren, bewarenDutch
- охрана, сохранение, консервация, защитаRussian
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