conservation area

conservation areas
1) N-COUNT In Britain, a conservation area is an area where birds and animals are protected.

...wildlife conservation areas.

2) N-COUNT In Britain, a conservation area is an area where old buildings are protected and new building is controlled.

You probably won't need to apply for planning permission unless you live in a listed building or conservation area.


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  • conservation area — noun An area designated as being of special architectural or historic interest, and therefore protected from any alterations which would destroy its character • • • Main Entry: ↑conserve * * * conserˈvation area [conservation area] noun (in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conservation area — A conservation area is a tract of land that has been awarded protected status in order to ensure that natural features, cultural heritage or biota are safeguarded. A conservation area may be a nature reserve, a park, a land reclamation project,… …   Wikipedia

  • conservation area — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms conservation area : singular conservation area plural conservation areas 1) an area of land that is protected from being damaged 2) British an area where the buildings are protected because they are of… …   English dictionary

  • conservation area — /kɒnsəˈveɪʃən ɛəriə/ (say konsuh vayshuhn airreeuh) noun (in Tasmania) an area of natural and sometimes cultural significance, deemed of less nationwide significance than a national park, preserved and managed by the state government and able to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • conservation area — conser vation .area n 1.) an area where animals and plants are protected 2.) BrE an area where interesting old buildings are protected and new buildings are carefully controlled …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conservation area — conser vation ,area noun count an area of land that is protected from being damaged …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conservation area — noun (C) 1 an area where animals and plants are protected 2 an area where interesting old buildings are protected and new buildings are carefully controlled …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conservation area — n (in Britain) an area of special natural or historical value which is protected by law from any new building or other changes that would damage its character. * * * …   Universalium

  • Conservation Area (United Kingdom) — In the United Kingdom, the term Conservation Area nearly always applies to an area (usually urban or the core of a village) considered worthy of preservation or enhancement because of its special architectural or historic interest, the character… …   Wikipedia

  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area — ▪ area, Tanzania national conservation area in the Arusha region of northern Tanzania, southeast of Serengeti National Park. Occupying some 3,200 square miles (8,300 square km), it extends over part of the Eastern (Great) Rift Valley (East… …   Universalium

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