preservation
I noun care, cherishing, conservatio, conservation, curing, custody, defense, eternization, freedom from danger, guardianship, guarding, immortalization, maintenance, nourishment, nurture, perpetuation, protection, protective custody, safeguarding, safekeeping, safety, salvation, sanctuary, saving, security, shielding, storage, support, tuitio, upkeep, ward, wardship II index bulwark, conservation, continuation (prolongation), custody (supervision), defense, ecology, maintenance (support of spouse), panoply, protection, safekeeping, security (safety), shelter (protection), support (assistance), ward

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  • préservation — [ prezɛrvasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1314; de préserver ♦ Action, moyen de préserver, de se garantir. ⇒ protection, 1. sauvegarde. Préservation des droits, des intérêts, du patrimoine d une personne. « Pendant les grandes pestes du Midi, les médecins… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Preservation — may mean:* Cultural Heritage Preservation, which includes: **Preservation (library and archival science), maintenance of artifacts and the intellectual record **Art conservation, the retention of cultural heritage for the future. **Digital… …   Wikipedia

  • Preservation — Pres er*va tion, n. [Cf. F. pr[ e]servation.] The act or process of preserving, or keeping safe; the state of being preserved, or kept from injury, destruction, or decay; security; safety; as, preservation of life, fruit, game, etc.; a picture in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Preservation — Preservation, Insel, zur Fourneauxgruppe gehörig …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • preservation — [prez΄ər vā′shən] n. 〚ME < MFr < ML praeservatio〛 a preserving or being preserved * * * See preservability. * * * …   Universalium

  • preservation — (n.) early 15c., preservacioun, from M.L. preservationem (nom. preservatio), noun of action from pp. stem of preservare (see PRESERVE (Cf. preserve) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • preservation — [n] maintenance, protection canning, care, conservancy, conservation, curing, defense, evaporation, freezing, guard, guardianship, keeping, perpetuation, pickling, preserval, refrigeration, safeguard, safeguarding, safekeeping, safety, salvation …   New thesaurus

  • preservation — ► NOUN 1) the action of preserving. 2) the state of being preserved, especially to a specified degree …   English terms dictionary

  • preservation — [prez΄ər vā′shən] n. [ME < MFr < ML praeservatio] a preserving or being preserved …   English World dictionary

  • Preservation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Preservation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 preservation preservation Sgm: N 1 safe keeping safe keeping Sgm: N 1 conservation conservation &c.(storage) 636 Sgm: N 1 maintenance maintenance support susteritation… …   English dictionary for students

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