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ˌrɛs təˈreɪ ʃənrestora·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Restorationnoun

    the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

  2. restorationnoun

    the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state

  3. restitution, return, restoration, regainingnoun

    getting something back again

    "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"

  4. renovation, restoration, refurbishmentnoun

    the state of being restored to its former good condition

    "the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"

  5. restorationnoun

    some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed

    "the restoration looked exactly like the original"

  6. restorationnoun

    a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.

  7. Restorationnoun

    the re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660


  1. restorationnoun

    the process of bringing an object back to its original state; the process of restoring something

  2. restorationnoun

    the return of a former monarchy or monarch to power, usually after having been forced to step down

    The restoration of the House of Stuart took place a few years after the death of Cromwell.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restorationnoun

    the act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reestablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war

  2. Restorationnoun

    the state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness

  3. Restorationnoun

    that which is restored or renewed


  1. Restoration

    In the Latter Day Saint movement, the Restoration refers to the return of the Priesthood and the Church of Christ to the earth that started the Church. While in some ways the term may refer to the early history of the religion, in other contexts the term will be used in a way to include down to and past the present. Especially in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The Restoration is often used as a term to encompass the religious messages of the Church down to the present. The restoration is associated with a number of events occurred that were understood to be necessary to re-establish the early Christian church found in the New Testament, and to prepare the earth for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. In particular, Latter Day Saints believe that angels appeared to Joseph Smith, Jr. and others and bestowed various Priesthood authority to them.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'restoration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4498

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'restoration' in Nouns Frequency: #1831

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of restoration in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of restoration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of restoration in a Sentence

  1. Desmond Meade:

    We know at the core of most Americans is that concept of forgiveness, redemption, and restoration, at the core, we know that once a debt is paid, it's paid. And the American citizen should be allowed to move on with their life.

  2. Alfredo Barrera Rubio:

    We know very little about the architectural characteristics of this region, so one of our main objectives, as well as the protection and restoration of cultural heritage, is the study of the architecture of Kulub.

  3. Tim Lanane:

    There is no compromise when it comes to discrimination. Let's start with a full repeal of Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Repeal, repeal, repeal.

  4. Dong Yaohui:

    The Great Wall is a vast heritage site -- over 20,000 kilometers -- hence increasing the difficulty in preservation and restoration, reliance on a very small amount of manpower by the local heritage departments is not enough to guard and protect the site.

  5. Maharashtra Anupam Srivastava:

    The tail of the cyclone is currently passing over Alibag after which wind speeds will drop, once it is cleared our teams will go in to assess the extent of damage and begin restoration.

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Translations for restoration

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  • Restauration, Wiederherstellung, RestaurierungGerman
  • επαναφορά, παλινόρθωση, αναστήλωση, αποκατάστασηGreek
  • restauraciónSpanish
  • valtaanpaluu, palauttaminen valtaan, palauttaminen, restaurointiFinnish
  • restaurationFrench
  • restaurálás, restaurációHungarian
  • restaurazione, restauroItalian
  • שיקוםHebrew
  • 王政復古, 復旧, 回復Japanese
  • restitutioLatin
  • restauratie, herstelDutch
  • восстановление, реставрация, реституцияRussian
  • restorasyonTurkish
  • 恢复Chinese

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