Conservation vs Absolution - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conservation and absolution

is that conservation is the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation while absolution is absolution.

conservation

Noun

  • The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.
  • Wise use of natural resources.
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  • (biology) The discipline concerned with protection of biodiversity, the environment, and natural resources
  • (biology) Genes and associated characteristics of biological organisms that are unchanged by evolution, for example similar or identical nucleic acid sequences or proteins in different species descended from a common ancestor
  • (culture) The protection and care of cultural heritage, including artwork and architecture, as well as historical and archaeological artifacts
  • (physics) lack of change in a measurable property of an isolated physical system (conservation of energy, mass, momentum, electric charge, subatomic particles, and fundamental symmetries)
  • Derived terms

    * anticonservation * anticonservationist * conservational

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    absolution

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (ecclesiastical) An absolving of sins from ecclesiastical penalties by an authority.
  • Forgiveness of sins, in a general sense.
  • The form of words by which a penitent is absolved.
  • (Shipley)
  • An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense.
  • Government ... granting absolution to the nation.
  • (obsolete) Delivery, in speech.
  • (Ben Jonson)

    Derived terms

    * Absolution day

    See also

    * indulgence

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