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Meaning of “preservation” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “preservation”
in Korean 보존…
in Arabic حِفْظ…
in Portuguese preservação…
in Catalan conservació, preservació…
in Japanese 保存, 維持…
in Italian preservazione, conservazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保護,維護, 保藏,保養…
in Russian сохранение…
in Turkish koruma, muhafaza…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保护,维护, 保藏,保养…
in Polish ochrona, zachowanie…
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