Resource vs Conservancy - What's the difference?

resource | conservancy |


As nouns the difference between resource and conservancy

is that resource is something that one uses to achieve an objective, eg raw materials or personnel while conservancy is the conservation of a resource.

As a verb resource

is to supply with s.

resource

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something that one uses to achieve an objective, e.g. raw materials or personnel.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author= Michael Sivak
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Will AC Put a Chill on the Global Energy Supply? , passage=Nevertheless, it is clear that the global energy demand for air-conditioning will grow substantially as nations become more affluent,
  • A person's capacity to deal with difficulty.
  • * , chapter=17
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=This time was most dreadful for Lilian. Thrown on her own resources and almost penniless, she maintained herself and paid the rent of a wretched room near the hospital by working as a charwoman, sempstress, anything. In a moment she had dropped to the level of a casual labourer.}}

    Derived terms

    * resourceful * human resources * natural resource * renewable resource * subresource

    See also

    * means

    References

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    Verb

    (resourc)
  • To supply with s.
  • * {{quote-book, 1999, Keith Ballard, Inclusive Education citation
  • , passage=All children receive it and, for the most part, do so in institutions that are approved by the state and, to a greater or lesser extent, resourced by the state.}}

    Anagrams

    * recourse ----

    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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