The record was selected for preservation in the Library of Congress in 2005.
Rather, the central immediate goal is preservation of health, not delivery of health care.
Were these books collected for the purpose of preservation - or looted?
The Confederacy was a government founded on the preservation and expansion of slavery and white supremacy.
Seven years ago, when president Rafael Correa unveiled the preservation initiative, he drew global applause.
Here, too, we find symbolical decorations, which are very rich and in a very good state of preservation.
It is the preservation of what we have been, and the addition of something more.
This was the only course for the government to pursue for the preservation of its dignity, and perhaps the safety of the republic.
Next to religion, the preservation of the constitution is the first object of the law.
I suppose they would have succeeded, too, if a large amount given to the city were not contingent on its preservation.
early 15c., preservacioun "protection from disease," from Old French preservacion (13c.), from Medieval Latin preservationem (nominative preservatio), noun of action from past participle stem of preservare (see preserve (v.)).
late 14c., "keep safe," from Anglo-French preservare, Old French preserver, from Medieval Latin preservare "keep, preserve," from Late Latin praeservare "guard beforehand," from Latin prae "before" (see pre-) + servare "to keep safe" (see observe). As a treatment of fruit, etc., 1570s; of organic bodies from 1610s. Related: Preserved; preserving.
"fruit preserved with sugar," c.1600, from preserve (v.). Earlier it meant "a preservative" (1550s). Sense of "protected place for animals or plants" (a sense more properly belonging to conserve) is from 1807.