conservationist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “conservationist” in the English Dictionary

"conservationist" in American English

See all translations

conservationistnoun [C]

 us   /ˌkɑn·sərˈveɪ·ʃə·nɪst/
a ​person who ​believes in or ​works for the ​protection of ​plants, ​animals, and ​naturalareas, esp. from the ​damagingeffects of ​humanactivity
(Definition of conservationist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conservationist”
in Arabic مَن يُنادي بِحماية البيئة…
in Korean 환경 보호 활동가…
in Portuguese ambientalista…
in Catalan conservacionista…
in Japanese 環境保護論者…
in Turkish çevre korumacı…
in Russian борец за охрану природы…
in Italian ambientalista…
in Polish ekolog…
What is the pronunciation of conservationist?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


a large group of soldiers who form a part of an army, especially the ancient Roman army

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

conversational user interface noun
conversational user interface noun
November 30, 2015
a computer interface that provides information to users in normal, conversational speech in response to spoken requests Nearly every major tech company—from Amazon to Intel to Microsoft to Google—is chasing the sort of conversational user interface that Kaplan and his colleagues at PARC imagined decades ago.

Read More