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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. prservation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce preservation?

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    Alex
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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, Walking (1862):

    In wildness is the preservation of the world.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    In wilderness is the preservation of the world.

  3. Voltaire:

    Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    In wildness is the preservation of the world. - from Walking

  5. John Locke:

    Government has no other end than the preservation of property.

Images & Illustrations of preservation

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