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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 preserving and protecting from loss, destruction, or waste.
definition 2: the preservation of a resource, esp. a natural resource such as soil, water, or forests, from loss, pollution, or waste.
 
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derivation: conservational (adj.)
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