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Preservation, 1) the act of preserving, of keeping from injury or destruction: “in their dear care and p. of our person,” H5 II, 2, 59. “by great p. we live to tell it you,” R3 III, 5, 36 (by the care of Providence). “nature does require her times of p.” H8 III, 2, 147. those (faces) “for p. cased,” Cymb. V, 3, 22.
2) the state of being preserved, escape from danger, safety: “our p.” Tp. II, 1, 7. “give us particulars of thy p.” V, 135.
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