Definition of "preservation" []

  • An official order that a particular building, group of buildings, or landscape, must be preserved and maintained in good condition (noun)
  • The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "preservation" in a sentence
  • "He does it in preservation is of His rich goodness and mercy, so that we may well spend our lives in grateful praise, honoring to Him, and delightful to pious hearts (Ps 147: 1)."
  • "I have a few ideas, but promising long term preservation is problematic, even for the Internet Archive."
  • "They are in you and me; they created us, body and mind; and their preservation is the ultimate rationale for our existence."