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English noun: Restoration

1. Restoration (time) the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685

Instance hypernymage, historic period

2. restoration (act) the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state

Broader (hypernym)fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation

Narrower (hyponym)gentrification, re-establishment, reclamation, rehabilitation, rehabilitation, reinstatement, rejuvenation, renewal

3. restoration (act) getting something back again

SamplesUpon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing.

Synonymsregaining, restitution, return

Broader (hypernym)acquisition

Narrower (hyponym)clawback

4. restoration (state) the state of being restored to its former good condition

SamplesThe inn was a renovation of a Colonial house.

Synonymsrefurbishment, renovation

Broader (hypernym)improvement, melioration

5. restoration (artifact) some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed

SamplesThe restoration looked exactly like the original.

Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact

6. restoration (artifact) a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.

Broader (hypernym)model, simulation

7. Restoration (act) the re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660

Instance hypernymgroup action

Domain regionEngland

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