Definition of preservationism in English:

preservationism

noun

  • The practice or advocacy of preservation.

Origin

1940s. From preservation + -ism. Compare earlier preservationist.

Pronunciation

preservationism

/ˌprɛzəˈveɪʃ(ə)nɪzm//ˌprɛzəˈveɪʃənɪzm/