What does conservation mean?

Definitions for conservation
ˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃəncon·ser·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conservation, preservation(noun)

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

  2. conservation(noun)

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

  3. conservation(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. conservation(Noun)

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

  2. conservation(Noun)

    A wise use of natural resources.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conservation(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [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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How to say conservation in sign language?

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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. Robert Cole:

    The coins are in excellent state of preservation, and despite the fact they were at the bottom of the sea for about a thousand years, they did not require any cleaning or conservation intervention.

  2. Pete Maysmith:

    A bunch of these districts are suburban districts, higher college education -- and a bunch of these suburban women do not want to wake up and find out Conservation Voters water and Conservation Voters air is potentially more polluted, it just cuts against how Conservation Voters fundamentally think about Conservation Voters families and Conservation Voters communities.

  3. Fiona Miles:

    Lions should not be used as props, there's no conservation value in breeding lions in captivity and there's definitely no educational value.

  4. Lisa Lien Mager:

    Droughts are costly for water agencies, revenues are being affected by the mandatory conservation but at the same time costs are going up.

  5. Maidstone Museum:

    Additional research and conservation will be undertaken in order to respect and care for the baby as a person, maintaining the highest standards of ethical responsibility for the preservation of human remains.

Images & Illustrations of conservation

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