the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
the condition of being (well or ill) preserved
a process that saves organic substances from decay
an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
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
Origin: [Cf. F. prservation.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Preservation' in Nouns Frequency: #2824
The numerical value of Preservation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Preservation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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In wildness is the preservation of the world.
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
In wildness is the preservation of the world. - from Walking
By a husband wealth is accumulated; by a wife is its preservation.
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