Definitions for Preservationˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pres•er•va•tionˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act or process of preserving.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. the state of being preserved.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preservation, saving(noun)

    the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

  2. preservation(noun)

    the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

  3. preservation(noun)

    a process that saves organic substances from decay

  4. conservation, preservation(noun)

    an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. preservation(noun)ˌɛzɚvˈeɪʃən

    the act of protecting sth so that it is not damaged or destroyed

    the preservation of old documents; the preservation of our culture


  1. preservation(Noun)

    The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preservation(noun)

    the act or process of preserving, or keeping safe; the state of being preserved, or kept from injury, destruction, or decay; security; safety; as, preservation of life, fruit, game, etc.; a picture in good preservation

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Preservation' in Nouns Frequency: #2824

Translations for Preservation

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the action of preserving or the state or process of being preserved.

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