preservationist

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noun pres·er·va·tion·ist \ˌpre-zər-ˈvā-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of preservationist

  1. :  one who advocates preservation (as of a biological species or a historical landmark)

1927

First Known Use of preservationist

1927


PRESERVATIONIST Defined for English Language Learners

preservationist

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noun pres·er·va·tion·ist \ˌpre-zər-ˈvā-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of preservationist for English Language Learners

  • : someone who works to preserve something (such as a building or an area of land)

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