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Line breaks: pres¦er|va¦tion|ist
Pronunciation: /prɛzəˈveɪʃ(ə)nɪst

Definition of preservationist in English:


A supporter or advocate of the preservation of something, especially of historic buildings and artefacts.
Example sentences
  • Into this gloomy atmosphere came a national drive by preservationists and conservationists to create national parks and forests in the eastern United States.
  • Unlike the preservationists, we believe that it is our job to manage the animal kingdom with the natural predators that God has provided to keep populations in balance.
  • Historic preservationists want to save old buildings.

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