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Noun: conservation  ,kón-su(r)'vey-shun
  1. An occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss, injury or other change
    - preservation
  2. The preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources
  3. (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations

Derived forms: conservations

Type of: advance, betterment, improvement, preservation, principle, saving

Encyclopedia: Conservation