Student Thesaurus

One entry found for preservation.
Entry Word: preservation
Function: noun
Text: 1 the act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition <each curator is responsible for the preservation of the works of art within his or her department> -- see MAINTENANCE
2 the careful maintaining and protection of something valuable especially in its natural or original state <the preservation of the tropical rainforests is a global responsibility> -- see CONSERVATION 1