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"conservation" in British English

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conservationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɒn.səˈveɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn.sɚˈveɪ.ʃən/
conservationist
noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒn.səˈveɪ.ʃən.ɪst/  us   /ˌkɑːn.sɚˈveɪ.ʃən.ɪst/
Conservationists are fighting to save the tiger.
(Definition of conservation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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conservationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌkɑn·sərˈveɪ·ʃən/
Conservation is a plan for avoiding the unnecessary use of natural materials such as wood, water, or fuel: The university is saving $300,000 per year by its energy conservation efforts.
Conservation is also the protection of plants, animals, and natural areas, esp. from the damaging effects of human activity: wildlife conservation
(Definition of conservation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"conservation" in Business English

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conservationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃən/ ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the process of using water, gas, electricity, etc. carefully in order not to waste it: The main objectives are the conservation of materials and energy in support of the sustainable development program. energy/water conservation
the protection of the environment: nature/environmental conservation It is now considered essential for any new fish-farming businesses to consult the relevant conservation agency.
(Definition of conservation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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