preservationist

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preservationist

[prez-er-vey-shuh-nist]
noun
a person who advocates or promotes preservation, especially of wildlife, natural areas, or historical places.

Origin:
1925–30; preservation + -ist

preservationism, noun
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Example sentences
Some communities contract with a professional preservationist or historian to conduct architectural survey.
The festivities are sponsored by several preservationist organizations.
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