preservation order

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

preserve play preservation
  1. : to keep safe from injury, harm, or destruction : protect

  2. : to keep alive, intact, or free from decay

  3. : maintain

  1. : fruit canned or made into jams or jellies or cooked whole or in large pieces in a syrup so as to keep its shape

  2. : an area restricted for the protection and preservation of natural resources (such as animals or plants)

  3. : something regarded as reserved for certain persons

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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