Preservation

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Preservation

Protection of a material from physical deterioration due to natural elements or human activity; by various technical, scientific, and craft techniques

building preservation

The process of applying measures to maintain and sustain the existing materials, integrity, and form of a building, including its structure and building artifacts.
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House of Representatives by voice vote passed the California Missions Preservation Act (H.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State, which has thousands of members and five chapters in the Golden State, says the preservation act triggers serious constitutional pitfalls.
For Medicaid's first two decades, asset preservation was relatively simple.
When asked about asset preservation strategies, many Medicaid administrators go right to the statement of public policy contained in the Medicaid law, which states that the program is intended for "aged, blind, or disabled individuals, whose income and resources are insufficient to meet the costs of necessary medical services.