preservation order

noun

Definition of preservation order

British
: an official order by a court that makes it illegal to destroy or change a building, tree, view, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

preservation play
  1. : the act, process, or result of preserving something: such as

  2. : the activity or process of keeping something valued alive, intact, or free from damage or decay

  3. : the preparation of food for future use (as by canning, pickling, or freezing) to prevent spoilage

order play
  1. : to put in order : arrange

  2. : to give an order to : command

  3. : destine, ordain

  1. : a group of people united in a formal way: such as

  2. : a fraternal society

  3. : a community under a religious rule


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