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. Roger Germann:

    Conservation and saving wildlife from extinction is our foremost business focus and scientific breakthroughs that have a direct impact on protecting and restoring our natural environment is why we exist, healthy coral reefs are vital to the survival and quality of life of humans and animals, especially here in Florida Reef and throughout the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. We believe it's our responsibility to save the Florida Reef Tract from disappearing.

  2. Donald White:

    Everyone is a keyboard hero these days. 75 percent of people would've said nothing at all and left the elk. Or they would've took it home. And the conservation would never knew, when I put my post up on Facebook yes I was a excited Dad. And also I wanted to make people aware that there is elk in northern Missouri. Donald White said his daughter has faced social media bullying since the incident. (Donald White) There’s no hunting season for elk in Missouri. The state’s conservation department reintroduced the animal at Peck Ranch Conservation Area in 2011 and is currently growing a herd. However, the elk Wilson shot was about 200 miles away from the herd, Springfield News-Leader reported. There are no reports of elk in this area. It was kind of a surprise to us. There was no evidence of any ear tags or collars on this one.

  3. Tom Holland:

    Mesopotamia, Iraq, Syria, this is the wellspring of global civilization, it really couldn't be higher stakes in terms of conservation.

  4. James Sulikowski:

    The porbeagle shark is considered vulnerable to the risk of global extinction by the [ International Union for Conservation of Nature ], is listed as an endangered species in Canada, and is considered a candidate species for being listed as endangered in James Sulikowski waters, due to the of the state of their population, we are collaborating with [ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ] fisheries to provide updated information on the biology, ecology, and movement patterns of the shark. It's hoped this work will provide information to help better manage and conserve this species.

  5. Cornell William Brooks:

    He is an extraordinary surgeon, extraordinarily passionate human being, but I disagree with the personalization of a set of policies that have been harmful, not only to African-Americans, but the country as a whole with any particular party. ... Dr. Carson stands like a giant in the operating room, but in the civil rights arena we would love to have more conservation with him about our positions.

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