restoration: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (res"tu-rā'shun), [key]
- the act of restoring; renewal, revival, or reestablishment.
- the state or fact of being restored.
- a return of something to a former, original, normal, or unimpaired condition.
- restitution of something taken away or lost.
- something that is restored, as by renovating.
- a reconstruction or reproduction of an ancient building, extinct animal, or the like, showing it in its original state.
- a putting back into a former position, dignity, etc.
- the work, process, or result of replacing or restoring teeth or parts of teeth.
- something that restores or replaces teeth or parts of teeth, as a filling, crown, or denture.
- the reestablishment of the monarchy in England with the return of Charles II in 1660.
- the period of the reign of Charles II (1660–85), sometimes extended to include the reign of James II (1685–88).
- (cap) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Restoration: Restoration manners.
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