Definition of preservation in English:

preservation

Line breaks: pres¦er|va¦tion
Pronunciation: /prɛzəˈveɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin praeservatio(n-), from late Latin praeservare 'to keep' (see preserve).

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