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preservationist

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who advocates preservation, especially of natural areas, historical sites, or endangered species.

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  • noun A person who advocates for the preservation of natural or man-made landmarks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who advocates the preservation of historical sites or endangered species or natural areas

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Examples

  • One only need look at Amboseli National Park in Kenya to see what the "preservationist" ethic can do to an entire ecosystem.

    Whitetail News Roundup

  • One only need look at Amboseli National Park in Kenya to see what the "preservationist" ethic can do to an entire ecosystem.

    Whitetail News Roundup

  • Bristling at the term "preservationist," the Ramblers articulated their quest in manifestoes that appeared in album booklets, along with detailed song explications, always honoring the sources.

    Better Than the Real Thing?

  • There is also a tendency with such thinking to view the natural world as immutable and unchanging; a "preservationist" outlook which is silly as nature is always changing, whether humans "do" anything or not.

    Shoot the cat?

  • Incoming Trustee, Andrew Cavanaugh, who has declared himself a "preservationist," has vowed to preserve St. Pauls, thereby ignoring the vast majority of residents who voted to demolish the building and stop the bleeding of taxpayer money.

    Garden City News

  • Incoming Trustee, Andrew Cavanaugh, who has declared himself a "preservationist," has vowed to preserve St. Pauls, thereby ignoring the vast majority of residents who voted to demolish the building and stop the bleeding of taxpayer money.

    Garden City News

  • The self-described "preservationist" said he doesn't have a plan yet for the old school, but he has decided it is worth saving.

    News for Lynchburg News Advance

  • Larrison calls himself a "preservationist" who wants future generations to see what kept yesteryear's kitchens percolating.

    KCTV5.com - News

  • As a film historian, author, documentary film maker, preservationist, and long-time champion of the silent cinema -- Brownlow's importance cannot be overestimated.

    Thomas Gladysz: Oscar-Winner Kevin Brownlow Continues His Labour on Behalf of Cinema's Past

  • The British documentary filmmaker, preservationist and author is the first and only film historian to have won an Academy Award.

    Thomas Gladysz: Oscar-Winner Kevin Brownlow Continues His Labour on Behalf of Cinema's Past

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