restoration

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From Latin restauratio

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restoration (countable and uncountable, plural restorations)

  1. 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.
  2. 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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