Definition of state of preservation
- The ancient paintings were found in a perfect state of preservation.
: mode or condition of being
: condition of mind or temperament
: a condition of abnormal tension or excitement
: to set by regulation or authority
: to express the particulars of especially in words : report
: to keep safe from injury, harm, or destruction : protect
: to keep alive, intact, or free from decay
: fruit canned or made into jams or jellies or cooked whole or in large pieces in a syrup so as to keep its shape
: an area restricted for the protection and preservation of natural resources (such as animals or plants)
: something regarded as reserved for certain persons
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