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


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