Definition of PRESERVATION

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>
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>

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