Definition of 'conservation'
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Example sentences containing 'conservation'
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We also wanted to do conservation work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Modern zoos do important work in conservation, breeding programmes and education. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A spokeswoman said it was hoped that the auction would raise money for future conservation work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also recommends buying a plot with an older house that isn't listed or in a conservation area for a less stressful experience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The scheme has been going since the 1980s and it plays a role in wildlife conservation that is at the same time modest and indispensable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have thought about erecting a fence, but we live in a conservation area and would likely need a full planning application. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A number of listed buildings in the conservation areas at Longford and some in Harmondsworth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The conservation centre building is to be used for other disciplines. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There has to be an investment case for conservation and intelligent use of forested land. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What is the status of trees in a conservation area? Times, Sunday Times (2007)But this was probably sound tactics as well as a necessary conservation of energy. Truman (1986)That conservation works is something we need to remind ourselves of again and again. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is wildlife conservation on an industrial scale. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This gave him scope for his interest in conservation and the environment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And the proceeds will go to elephant conservation projects. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will be easier with buildings outside conservation areas that are well set back. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of the funds are used for conservation and research. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This may be a problem if your home is listed or in a conservation area. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For conservation work he often flew a light aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That is the subtext of anything about wildlife and conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He continued to advise on the conservation of buildings well into old age. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Planning consent would be needed only if the house was listed or in a conservation area. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And therein lies one of the great problems of wildlife conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Conservation of energy will be vital. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Prince is expected to raise the issue of elephant conservation during his visit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Such a signal is necessary to encourage long-term investment in alternative energy and conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You see, conservation really does work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)China's minister of environmental protection appears confident that the panda's conservation status will change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chasm between promise and delivery is part of politics, but it's at its most gaping when we come to the environment and conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'conservation'
British English: conservation /ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃən/ NOUN
Conservation is the preservation and protection of the environment.
- American English: conservation
- Arabic: الـمُحَافِظَةُ عَلَى الطَبِيعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: conservação
- Chinese: 保存
- Croatian: očuvanje
- Czech: ochrana životního prostředí
- Danish: bevarelse
- Dutch: conservatie
- European Spanish: protección del medio ambiente conservación
- Finnish: luonnonsuojelu
- French: préservation
- German: Erhaltung
- Greek: διατήρηση
- Italian: conservazione
- Japanese: 保全
- Korean: 보존
- Norwegian: bevaring
- Polish: ochrona
- European Portuguese: conservação
- Romanian: conservare
- Russian: охрана
- Spanish: protección
- Swedish: bevarande
- Thai: การอนุรักษ์ธรรมชาติและสภาพแวดล้อม
- Turkish: koruma
- Ukrainian: збереження
- Vietnamese: sự bảo tồn
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