verb (used with object), pre·served, pre·serv·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·served, pre·serv·ing.
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Today it’s bordered by a series of neighboring natural areas, forming a wilderness preserve that straddles both sides of the international border and stretches for over one million acres, encompassing nearly 1,200 lakes.
The bill gives the Park Service an opportunity to buy up to 100 acres from neighboring private landowners to increase parking for popular trailheads, as well as the chance to bid on nearly 4,000 acres of adjacent land to add to the preserve.
He could be remade into a defender of the environment, a preserver of habitats and champion of rainforest ecology.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But every once in awhile someone sends a life preserver with the words, “I agree.”A Democratic Speechwriter Backing McCain Responds to Attacks|Wendy Button|October 31, 2008|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Pickwick—deepest obligations—life preserver—made a man of me—you shall never repent it, sir.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
And then, before trusting herself down, she threw her arms around her young preserver's neck, and embraced him tenderly.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
"Take me to see Fifine's preserver," she said in a commanding voice.Mary Gray|Katharine Tynan
"Guess we'll have to get a life preserver for you," chuckled Big-foot.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
That the great preserver of public morals might not be delayed in delivery, Alfred essayed to work the press.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field