What does Preservation mean?

Definitions for Preservationˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃən

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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

Wiktionary

  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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. prservation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Preservation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Preservation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

    In wildness is the preservation of the world. - from Walking

  2. Thomas Reinhart:

    Every screw, every nail driven into this home we want to know the impact on the long-term preservation of the structure.

  3. Friedrich August von Hayek:

    We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.

  4. Vittorio Zappalorto:

    This will undoubtedly be a deserving action that will contribute to the preservation of our architectural heritage and to the serenity of residents and tourists themselves.

  5. Bill Powers:

    The University of Texas at Austin, with expertise in both Latin America and the preservation and study of the writing process, is the natural home for this very important collection.

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