A jar of preserved tomatoes.
- An example of preservation is a land trust protecting a forest.
- An example of preservation is a jar of canned tomatoes.
Preservation is the act of maintaining, protecting or keeping something in existence.
a preserving or being preserved
Origin of preservationMiddle English from Middle French from Medieval Latin praeservatio
- The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.