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Meaning of “restore” - Learner’s Dictionary

restore

verb [T]     /rɪˈstɔːr/
MAKE EXIST to make something good exist again: Three wins in a row helped restore the team's confidence. Peace has now been restored in the region.Restoring and reviving
REPAIR B2 to repair something old: to restore antiques Restoring and reviving
RETURN formal to give something back to the person it was stolen from or who lost it: The painting was restored to its rightful owner.Giving, bringing or getting back
restoration     /ˌrestərˈeɪʃən/ noun [C, U] The building is now closed for restoration (= repair work). the restoration (= return) of the former government
(Definition of restore from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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