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conservation

con·ser·va·tion

conservation

 
 
pronunciation:
kan sr veI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of keeping and protecting from waste, loss, or destruction.
The mayor offered a plan for the conservation of old buildings.
definition 2: the protection of natural resources, such as soil, water, or forests, from loss, pollution, or waste.
Our town council supports conservation.
 
derivation: conservational (adj.)
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