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ˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃənpreser·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preservation, savingnoun

    the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

  2. preservationnoun

    the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

  3. preservationnoun

    a process that saves organic substances from decay

  4. conservation, preservationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. preservationnoun

    The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preservationnoun

    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.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Greg Wilson:

    This is going to be one of the most complete T. rex specimens in the world. And it’s gorgeous in terms of its preservation — the bone is spectacular, i ’m super excited to be able to bring this to the Burke, the Pacific Northwest and the University of Washington.

  2. Patricia Espinosa:

    A lot of what the industry is selling depends on the preservation and conservation and the protection of the environment.

  3. Pinellas County website:

    The largest park within the Pinellas County Park System, Fort De Soto park consists of 1,136 acres made up of five interconnected islands (keys), these keys are home to beach plants, mangroves, wetlands, palm hammocks, hardwoods and scores of native plants.Each of these species plays a vital role in the preservation and protection of the natural environment.

  4. 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.

  5. Dong Yaohui:

    The Great Wall is a vast heritage site -- over 20,000 kilometers -- hence increasing the difficulty in preservation and restoration, reliance on a very small amount of manpower by the local heritage departments is not enough to guard and protect the site.

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