[ prez-er-vey-shuh-nist ]
/ ˌprɛz ərˈveɪ ʃə nɪst /
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a person who advocates or promotes preservation, especially of wildlife, natural areas, or historical places: A group of historic preservationists is working to keep the old meeting house intact by turning it into a haven for scholars, researchers, and academics.
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