preservation

[Pres`er*va┬Ětion]

Use the noun preservation to refer to the protection of something especially from loss, injury, or danger. You might fight for the preservation of the woodlands near your house because of all the animals that live there.

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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.

Noun
the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

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

Noun
a process that saves organic substances from decay

Noun
the condition of being (well or ill) preserved


n.
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.


Preservation

Pres`er*va"tion , n. [Cf. F. pr'82servation.] 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.

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.

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Usage Examples

A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty, and for the preservation of light air and the maximum of surrounding open space.

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.

My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations.

We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.

In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind.

Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.

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Other Usage Examples

Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.

The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature that is to say, of his own life.

We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions.

Nothing is more important in the preservation of peace than to secure among the great mass of the people living under constitutional government a just conception of the rights which their nation has against others and of the duties their nation owes to others.

For the victor peace means the preservation of the position of power which he has secured. For the vanquished it means resigning himself to the position left to him.

Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged.

The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.

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