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An example use of restoration in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… text to Restoration comedy encouraged …”
Restoration is the act of returning something to its original state.
the word restoration occurs in english on average 8.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.