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English definition of “conservation”


noun [U]     /ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃən/
PROTECTION B2 the protection of nature : wildlife conservation conservation groups Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
NOT WASTE the careful use of energy , water , etc so that they are not wasted Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of conservation noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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