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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Preserving from loss or waste.

Usage examples (37)
  • A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
  • The term conservation was first applied to water resources.
  • Now, the biggest sector fuelling 65 percent of green jobs, it's what they call conservation and pollution mitigation.
  • It was the first of its kind in East Africa, and it began a conservation effort long before the word conservation was in the public’s mind or vocabulary. for more
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