Conservation vs Conservancy - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conservation and conservancy

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

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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  • , title=Lord Stranleigh Abroad , chapter=4 citation , passage=“My father had ideas about conservation long before the United States took it up.
  • (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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    conservancy

    English

    Noun

    (conservancies)
  • The conservation of a resource
  • An organization dedicated to the conservation of natural resources
  • (label) A commission that deals with fishery and navigation
  • A state in which a company is allowed to continue trading without incurring any new financial liabilities or disposing of any assets
  • * 1986' April 16, "Midland Insurance was placed in '''conservancy .",  [http://articles.latimes.com/1986-04-16/business/fi-268_1_midland-insurance]
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