Definition of restoration
- the restoration of peace
- the restoration of a painting
The building is undergoing restoration.
the restoration of peace after war
the restoration of law and order by the police
The town called for a restoration of the law.
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: the act or process of returning something to its original condition by repairing it, cleaning it, etc.
: the act of bringing back something that existed before
: the act of returning something that was stolen or taken
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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