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"restoration" in British English

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restorationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌres.tərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-təˈreɪ-/
the ​act or ​process of ​returning something to ​itsearlier good ​condition or ​position: The first ​taskfollowing the ​disaster was the restoration ofcleanwatersupplies. Restoration work on the Sistine Chapel ​ceiling is now ​complete. A ​largemajority of the ​population is ​demanding the restoration of the ​formergovernment.

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(Definition of restoration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"restoration" in American English

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restorationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌres·təˈreɪ·ʃən/
the ​act or the ​process of ​returning something to ​itsoriginalcondition, or to a ​statesimilar to ​itsoriginalcondition: [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.
(Definition of restoration from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"restoration" in Business English

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restorationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌrestərˈeɪʃən/
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 ​campaigned for the restoration of the ​link between basic ​pension and ​earnings.
(Definition of restoration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “restoration”
in Arabic تَرميم, إعادة تَنصيب…
in Korean 재건, 부활, 회복…
in Portuguese restauração, restabelecimento…
in Catalan restauració…
in Japanese 復元, 修復, (地位などへの)復帰…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修复, 恢复, 复位…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修復, 恢復, 重定…
in Italian restauro, restaurazione…
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