Thesaurus

conservation


conservation

noun

Definition of CONSERVATION

1
the careful maintaining and protection of something valuable especially in its natural or original state <everyone has a duty to aid in the conservation of our nation's wilderness areas>
2
the act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition <the conservation of the nation's monuments and memorials>

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears