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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
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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 ?
* Youth Conservationist of the Year: Grant Ballard, Roland;
CALLED BY THE WILD The Autobiography of a Conservationist Raymond F.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 14, 2019-: Alabama Power's Renew Our Rivers named Water Conservationist of the Year
ENPNewswire-August 14, 2019--Alabama Power's Renew Our Rivers named Water Conservationist of the Year
Conservationist Yang Jhih-ping, nicknamed "Frog Daddy," has succeeded in preserving the poison dart frog at Taipei Zoo.
Summary: Washington D.C [USA], July 24 (ANI): Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry shook a leg with fellow conservationist Jane Goodall, while greeting her at the Windsor Castle.
Atlantis, The Palm is joining forces with conservationist, Mike Rutzen and the UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment for the celebration of Shark week held from 28 July to 3 August, 2019.
This Week: Clifford Thornton, assistant state conservationist for management and strategy, National Resources Conservation Service
'Today's Google Doodle acknowledges the life and achievements of my husband Steve Irwin, whose efforts to protect wildlife and wild places have been recognized as the most extensive of any conservationist,' Terri wrote in a blog post for Google published on Thursday.
AMERICAN conservationist Ben Davis has received a grant of $20,000 from the Ministry of Environment for protecting and preserving forest and wildlife within the Phnom Tnout-Phnom Pok Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province's Sangkum Thmei district.
Summary: Jane Goodall is a leading conservationist and an authority on chimpanzees

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