restoration


restoration
res|to|ra|tion [ˌrestəˈreıʃən] n [U and C]
1.) when you repair something such as an old building or a piece of furniture, so that it looks the same as when it was first built or made
restoration of
a fund for the restoration of historic buildings
Major restoration work will begin in May.
2.) the act of bringing back a law, tax, or system of government
restoration of
They're fighting for the restoration of democratic rights.
the restoration of the monarchy in Spain
3.) the Restoration
the return of Charles II as King of England in 1660, and the period afterwards
Restoration comedy/drama
(=plays written during this time in England)
4.) the act of officially giving something back to its former owner
= ↑return restoration of
an attempt to secure the restoration of their lands

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  • Restoration — Res to*ra tion (r?s t?*r? sh?n), n. [OE. restauracion, F. restauration, fr. L. restauratio. See {Restore}.] 1. The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; re[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • restoration — UK US /ˌrestərˈeɪʃən/ noun [C or U] ► the act or process of returning something to its earlier good condition or position: »a restoration plan/program/project »Workers have started restoration work on the two fountains. »Pensioner groups have… …   Financial and business terms

  • Restoration — bezeichnet Die Stuart Restauration im England des 17. Jahrhunderts von 1660 bis 1688 Restoration – Zeit der Sinnlichkeit (Originaltitel Restoration), einen Film von 1995 Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • restoration — ► NOUN 1) the action of returning something to a former condition, place, or owner. 2) the process of repairing or renovating a building, work of art, etc. 3) the reinstatement of a previous practice, right, or situation. 4) the return of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • restoration — [res΄tə rā′shən] n. [ME restauration < MFr < LL restauratio] 1. a restoring or being restored; specif., a) reinstatement in a former position, rank, etc. b) restitution for loss, damage, etc. c) a putting or bringing back into a former,… …   English World dictionary

  • restoration — restoration. См. репаративный синтез. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • restoration — restoration. = repair (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • restoration — noun 1 returning sth to its original condition ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full ▪ extensive, major ▪ Many of the older paintings have undergone extensive restoration. ▪ partial …   Collocations dictionary