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con•ser•va•tion



Pronunciation: (kon"sur-vā'shun), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conservation.html on line 77 [key]
n.
1. the act of conserving; prevention of injury, decay, waste, or loss; preservation: conservation of wildlife; conservation of human rights.
2. official supervision of rivers, forests, and other natural resources in order to preserve and protect them through prudent management.
3. a district, river, forest, etc., under such supervision.
4. the careful utilization of a natural resource in order to prevent depletion.
5. the restoration and preservation of works of art.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conservation.html on line 129 conservation (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/conservation.html on line 131 conservation (Encyclopedia)

 

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