What does preservation mean?

Definitions for preservation
ˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃənpreser·va·tion

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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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. prservation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preservation' in Nouns Frequency: #2824

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How to say preservation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preservation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preservation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of preservation in a Sentence

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

    In wilderness is the preservation of the world.

  2. Janine Blaeloch:

    Private ownership is always going to lead to maximum exploitation of resources for profit, if you value preservation of functioning ecosystems and wildlife habitat, only public land will provide that in any significant way.

  3. Israel Antiquities Authority Archaeologist:

    The historical relationship, especially since the Holocaust, between Lithuanians and Lithuanian Jews has been complex and it is an important part of this project to make sure that the preservation of the Great Synagogue is seen as not only a Jewish interest, but also part of the cultural heritage of Vilnius and Lithuania.

  4. 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.

  5. RICARDO(RAS CARDO)SCOTT B.A., M.S.R, J.D.:

    ***(C)(P) STORY TELLING IN JAMAICA HAS BECOME A LOST ART IN THE PRESERVATION OF OUR CULTURAL HISTORY, AND HERITAGE. MY REGGAE MUSIC IS JUST ONE WAY OF MAKING SURE THAT THIS GRIOT OF HISTORICAL EVIDENCE NEVER GOES INTO OBSOLESCENCE. WE MUST NEVER FORGET WHO WE WERE AND WHEN. I AM RAS CARDO FROM TRENCH TOWN.

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