Haitians deserve something far better than restoration of life as they once knew it.
Cecilia Gimenez botched the restoration of a 19th-century Spanish fresco.
But while restoration is important, what these initiatives lack is a master conservation plan.
The most significant change, perhaps, is the restoration of the use of the second person in the narrative throughout the book.
Lincoln had no real compassion for slaves; only for restoration of the Union.
In that direction lay the only hope for the restoration of France and of diplomacy.
Reconstruction, readjustment, restoration all these must follow.
He was dispossessed as a "malignant" during the Commonwealth, but returned at the restoration.
English history presents no period so disgraceful as the restoration.
Large subscriptions were raised for the pilgrimage, and for the restoration of the temple; a great host of cattle was taken.
late 14c., "a means of healing or restoring health; renewing of something lost," from Old French restoration (Modern French restauration) and directly from Late Latin restorationem (nominative restoratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin restaurare (see restore).
Mid-15c. as "the repairing of a building;" c.1500 as "a restoring to a former state." With a capital R-, in reference to the reestablishment of the English monarchy under Charles II in 1660, from 1718. As a period in English theater, attested from 1898. In French history, it refers to 1814. An earlier word in this sense was restauration (late 14c.), from French.
restoration res·to·ra·tion (rěs'tə-rā'shən)
Any of various dental fittings, such as an inlay, crown, bridge, or denture, that restore or replace lost tooth structure, teeth, or oral tissues.
A substance used to restore the missing portion of a tooth.