Conservation vs Development - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conservation and development

is that conservation is the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation while development is (uncountable) the process of developing; growth, directed change.

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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    development

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The process of developing; growth, directed change.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author= Ian Sample
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=34, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Irregular bedtimes may affect children's brains , passage=Irregular bedtimes may disrupt healthy brain development in young children, according to a study of intelligence and sleeping habits.  ¶ Going to bed at a different time each night affected girls more than boys, but both fared worse on mental tasks than children who had a set bedtime, researchers found.}}
  • (uncountable, biology) The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.
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  • Of more significance in the nature of branch development ; in the Jubulaceae, as in the Porellaceae, branches are acroscopic and normally replace a ventral leaf lobe.
  • (countable) Something which has developed.
  • (real estate, countable) A project consisting of one or more commercial or residential buildings, real estate development.
  • (real estate, uncountable) The building of a real estate development.
  • (uncountable) The application of new ideas to practical problems (''cf. research).
  • (chess, uncountable) The active placement of the pieces, or the process of achieving it.
  • (music) The second section of a piece of music in sonata form.