What does Conservation mean?

Definitions for Conservation
ˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃənCon·ser·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conservation, preservationnoun

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

  2. conservationnoun

    the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources

  3. conservationnoun

    (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations

Wiktionary

  1. conservationnoun

    The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

  2. conservationnoun

    A wise use of natural resources.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conservationnoun

    the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation

    Etymology: [L. conservatio: cf. F. conservation.]

Editors Contribution

  1. conservation

    An intelligent, responsible and prudent use of natural resources.

    Water conservation is a form of education which is valued.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 25, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3711

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Nouns Frequency: #1554

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Adjectives Frequency: #802

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conservation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conservation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Conservation in a Sentence

  1. Chairman Jacques Nasser:

    If we were to leave ... it is unlikely that these areas would be set aside for conservation, the area of interest has had accelerated development pressures over the last 20 years and it is not the pristine wilderness it was two decades ago.

  2. Justice Melville Fuller:

    The power of the state to impose restraints and burdens upon persons and property in conservation and promotion of the public health, good order, and prosperity is a power originally and always belonging to the states, not surrendered to them by the general government, nor directly restrained by the constitution of the United States, and essentially exclusive.

  3. Aliko Dangote:

    The world urgently needs a new economic revolution driven yet again by adaptations in energy utilization, only this time with a greater consciousness of the environment and resource conservation.

  4. John Kasaona:

    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.

  5. Lucia Beccai:

    We also hope to increase awareness of the conservation of this very unique animal, there are a plethora of principles that we can learn from nature, it's not just there for our well-being and happiness -- it is really an incredible source of engineering principles.

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    • A. elation
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