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English definition of “preservation”

preservation

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌprezəˈveɪʃən/
keeping something the same or preventing it from being damaged or destroyed: the preservation of peace the preservation of wildlifeEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
(Definition of preservation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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