Conventional vs Conservation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conventional and conservation

is that conventional is (finance) a conventional gilt-edged security, a kind of bond paying the holder a fixed cash payment (or coupon) every six months until maturity, at which point the holder receives the final payment and the return of the principal while conservation is the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

As an adjective conventional

is pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour.

conventional

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour.
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  • Ordinary, commonplace.
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  • The history of our study of our solar system shows us clearly that accepted and conventional ideas are often wrong, and that fundamental insights can arise from the most unexpected sources.
  • Banal]], trite, hackneyed, unoriginal or [[clichéd.
  • Synonyms

    * ("pertaining to a convention"): typical, canonical * ("banal"): stereotypical

    Antonyms

    * ("pertaining to a convention"): atypical, out of the ordinary, unconventional * ("ordinary"): imaginative

    Derived terms

    * conventionalism * conventionalist * conventionally * conventional mortgage loan * conventional war * conventional warfare * conventional weapon * conventional weaponry * conventional wisdom

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (finance) A conventional gilt-edged security, a kind of bond paying the holder a fixed cash payment (or coupon) every six months until maturity, at which point the holder receives the final payment and the return of the principal.
  • 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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