Restoration meaning

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Restoration is the act of repairing or renewing something.

An example of restoration is fixing an old house to its original state.

An example of restoration is giving someone their job back.

An example of a restoration is rebuilding a set of bones to represent a dinosaur.

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A restoring or being restored.
  • Reinstatement in a former position, rank, etc.
  • Restitution for loss, damage, etc.
  • A putting or bringing back into a former, normal, or unimpaired state or condition.
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Something, such as a renovated building, that has been restored.
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Something restored.
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A representation or reconstruction of the original form or structure, as of a building, fossil animal, etc.
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The process of bringing an object back to its original state; the process of restoring something.

The restoration of this painting will take years.

The restoration of this medieval church involved undoing all the Victorian modifications.

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The return of a former monarchy or monarch to power, usually after having been forced to step down.

The restoration of the House of Stuart took place a few years after the death of Cromwell.

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the Restoration
  • The reestablishment of the monarchy in England in 1660 under Charles II.
  • The period of the reign of Charles II (1660-85): sometimes taken as including the reign of James II (1685-88).
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