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PRESERVATION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Keeping safe from harm; avoiding Injury, destruction, or decay. This term always presupposes a real or existing danger. See Gribble v. Wilsou, 101 Tenn. 612, 49 S. W. 736; Neuendorff v. Dur- yea, 52 How. Prac. (N. Y.) 269.


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