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English definition of “restoration”

restoration

noun [C/U]  /ˌres·təˈreɪ·ʃən/ us  
the act or the process of returning something to its original condition, or to a state similar to its original condition: [U] She is in charge of the restoration of paintings in the collection. [C] Elise has worked on a number of 19th-century building restorations.
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