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Definition of 'Restoration'

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A pristine section of Roman road found under the basement of a building undergoing a restoration has been preserved under a glass floor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They had considered all along that their support was conditional on the restoration of the monarchy. Blinkhorn, Martin (ed) Fascists and Conservatives (1990)The church was sticking up for the poor and pressing for the restoration of democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Strength gives courage to walk back toward restoration. Christianity Today (2000)Its significance is underlined by the haste with which it was replaced at the restoration of the monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He prepared the country for a return of the monarchy and the restoration of democracy after his death. Thackrah, J. R. Twentieth Century History - Basic Facts (1985)What really shocked me was the discovery of what happened to the art collection at the restoration of the monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some older houses are at risk of collapsing and conservation and restoration of such buildings has become a priority only recently. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet the restoration of beautiful buildings is not the sole preserve of the over-50s. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With the restoration of the monarchy, its present name appeared. Delaforce, Patrick Collins Traveller, Brittany (1993)That's another small step back towards restoration. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many buildings from the period following the restoration of the monarchy in the 17th century survive virtually unscathed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There has been a lot of talk about a resurgence in pier building and restoration - though little action. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The more unusual or in need of restoration a building is, the harder it will be to get a policy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tourist money has been poured back into its restoration and this historic centre is now the colonial shining star of the Caribbean. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Firms are sponsoring the scaffolding on buildings undergoing restoration, then exploiting a legal loophole allowing advertising to be hung from the structure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)After the restoration of democracy in 1974 he returned to Greece. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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