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conservationist

an advocate of the protection of natural resources: The conservationist lobbied to save the trees.
Not to be confused with:
conservative – one who favors traditional views and values: She dresses in a conservative style.
conservator – one who is responsible for a person ruled incompetent: His son became his conservator.
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con·ser·va·tion·ist

 (kŏn′sûr-vā′shə-nĭst)
n.
One that practices or advocates conservation, especially of natural resources.
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conservationist

(ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃənɪst)
n
(Environmental Science) a person who advocates or strongly promotes preservation and careful management of natural resources and of the environment
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con•ser•va•tion•ist

(ˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃə nɪst)

n.
a person who advocates or promotes conservation, esp. of natural resources.
[1865–70]
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conservationist

a person who advocates the conservation of the natural resources of a country or region. — conservational, adj.
See also: Nature
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conservationist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollutionconservationist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
Green - an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
tree hugger - derogatory term for environmentalists who support restrictions on the logging industry and the preservation of forests
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Translations
المُحافِظ
ochránce přírody/životního prostředí
miljøværnernaturværner
természetvédõ
náttúruverndarmaîur
ochranca životného prostredia
çevre korumacı

conservationist

[ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃənɪst] Nconservacionista mf, ecologista mf
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conservationist

[ˌkɒnsərˈveɪʃənɪst] nécologiste mf, défenseur/euse m/f de l'environnement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

conservationist

nUmweltschützer(in) m(f); (as regards old buildings etc) → Denkmalpfleger(in) m(f)
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conservationist

[ˌkɒnsəˈveɪʃnɪst] nambientalista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

conserve

(kənˈsəːv) verb
to keep from changing, being damaged or lost. We must conserve the country's natural resources; This old building should be conserved.
noun
something preserved, eg fruits in sugar, jam etc.
ˌconserˈvation (kon-) noun
the act of conserving especially wildlife, the countryside, old buildings etc.
ˌconserˈvationist (kon-) noun
a person who is interested in conservation.
conˈservatism (-vətizəm) noun
dislike of change.
conˈservative (-tiv) adjective
1. disliking change. Older people tend to be conservative in their attitudes; conservative opinions.
2. in politics, wanting to avoid major changes and to keep business and industry in private hands.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Present at the lecture were members and supporters of HCS, as well as architects, historians and students who are part of an emerging heritage conservation movement in the Philippines.
This refers to the cultural heritage conservation movement, Karavan Karachi, which started on April 14 in pursuance of the directives of the Supreme Court to bring back the glory of Karachi.
If the conservation agencies have well-intended motives but are surrounded by opaqueness, people will reject their efforts, and the conservation movement shall always be beset by conflict.
Back in the day, American Forests helped launch the conservation movement in America, gave birth to the idea of the U.S.
THEY'RE named after a Pinta Island tortoise, the very last of a dying breed who became an unlikely hero of the conservation movement, and in some ways that's entirely appropriate.
Bailey warns that the sacrifice of irreplaceable wild lands for short-term profit is both foolish and irresponsible; the private conservation movement, he writes, "has a key role to play in keeping nature close at hand to remind us all who we are and from whence we came."
The property joined other hotels and establishments in the UAE and across the globe in celebrating the annual energy conservation movement by switching off the main building exterior lighting, dimming of the interior lobby and reception lighting and turning off of other non-essential electronics throughout the hotel from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
While addressing a gathering here, Naidu said, "Today we are starting 2nd phase of water conservation movement. Under this program, the government is taking all steps so that no single water drop is wasted.
Although the birds no longer exist, their demise helped to inspire the animal conservation movement and other laws to protect wildlife.
A decision to commemorate it was taken in 1931 at the International Congress of Friends of the Nature Conservation Movement in Florence, Italy.
Thornhill concludes by encouraging readers to participate in the conservation movement, underlining the important need by listing 50 species rendered extinct since the great auk's disappearance.

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