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Meaning of PRESERVATION

Pronunciation:  `prezur'veyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
  2. [n]  an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
  3. [n]  the condition of being (well or ill) preserved
 

PRESERVATION is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: conservation, saving
 
 See Also: advance, betterment, condition, conservation, embalmment, fixation, fixing, improvement, protection, reservation, self-preservation, status

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pres`er*va"tion\, n. [Cf. F. pr['e]servation.]
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.

      Give us particulars of thy preservation. --Shak.

 

 

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