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preservation order Line breaks: pres¦er|va¦tion order

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Definition of preservation order in English:

noun

chiefly British
A legal obligation laid on an owner to preserve a building of historic interest, or to conserve trees and natural habitat regarded as contributing amenity value to the environment.

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