Translation of "restore" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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restoreverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈstɔːr/ us /rɪˈstɔːr/

B2 to return something or someone to an earlier good condition or position

The badly neglected paintings have all been carefully restored. 那些由於嚴重疏忽而損毀的畫作得到了精心修復。
After a week in bed, she was fully restored to health (= she felt healthy again). 臥床一周後,她完全恢復了健康。
The former leader was today restored to power in the first free elections for 20 years. 今天,在20年來首次舉行的自由選舉中,這位前領導人又重新當選上臺。

C1 If you restore a quality or ability that someone has not had for a long time, you make it possible for them to have that quality or ability again.

Doctors have restored his sight. 醫生們使他重見光明。
The government is trying to restore public confidence in its management of the economy. 政府正在努力恢復公衆對政府經濟管理能力的信心。

to bring back into use something that has been absent for a period of time

Some people are in favour of restoring capital punishment for murderers. 有些人贊成對殺人犯恢復執行死刑。

formal to give something that has been lost or stolen back to the person it belongs to

The painting was restored to its rightful owner. 這幅畫被歸還給其合法主人。

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(Translation of “restore” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)