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restoration

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌres.tərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-təˈreɪ-/
the act or process of returning something to its earlier good condition or position: The first task following the disaster was the restoration of clean water supplies. Restoration work on the Sistine Chapel ceiling is now complete. A large majority of the population is demanding the restoration of the former government.
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in Korean 재건, 부활, 회복…
in Arabic تَرميم, إعادة تَنصيب…
in Portuguese restauração, restabelecimento…
in Catalan restauració…
in Japanese 復元, 修復, (地位などへの)復帰…
in Italian restauro, restaurazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修復, 恢復, 重定…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修复, 恢复, 复位…
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