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Definition of conservancy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1Conservancy [singular] a group of officials who control the use of a port, a river, an area of land, etc. the Central Park Conservancy Texas Nature Conservancy
  2. 2[uncountable] (formal) the protection of the natural environment synonym conservation nature conservancy
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