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1. Renovation; restoration.
2. The institution or establishment of something.

[Latin īnstaurātiō, īnstaurātiōn-, from īnstaurātus, past participle of īnstaurāre, to renew; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]


rare restoration or renewal
[C17: from Latin instaurātiō, from instaurāre to renew]
ˈinstauˌrator n


(ˌɪn stɔˈreɪ ʃən)

1. renewal; restoration; renovation; repair.
2. an act of instituting something; establishment.
[1595–1605; < Latin instaurātiō repetition; see store]
in′stau•ra`tor, n.


Obsolete, the restoration of something to its former condition; renewal or repair. — instaurator, n.
See also: Processes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.instauration - the act of starting something for the first timeinstauration - the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
authorship, paternity - the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed"
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My Instauration, I dedicated to the King: My Historie of Henry the Seventh,
Les decisions du gouvernement de coalition LefevreSpaak a cet egard peuvent sembler contradictoires: instauration du bilinguisme au Conseil des ministres en 1961, mais suppression du recensement linguistique en 1963 (112).
Pour sa part, l'ambassadeur d'Italie a salue le role du gouvernement du Soudan a l' instauration du dialogue national et son souci de la participation de tous les partis politiques dans le pays dans le processus.
Against Aristotelian philosophy that relies on verbal discipline, Bacon propounds more "direct actions of sense" (New Organon 170-71), aiming at a "true and lawful marriage between the empirical and rational faculty" (Great Instauration 246).
The translation becomes problematic particularly in the initial pages of the Seventh Penetration which has the heading, "Concerning the subject that what is by essence the object of instauration and what emanates from the cause is wujud without quiddity.
Instauration d'un dispositif de prise en charge et de diagnostic
Assad a appele a la levee des contraintes pedagogiques et bureaucratiques que connait l'apprentissage de cette langue tout en soulignant l'interet des assises nationales pour son instauration obligatoire dans tous les cycles de l'education nationale.
8) In the embrace and accord with reality and in the renunciation of fantasy--the "delirium" he dreads so much, which is also related to the distraction Abel permanently experiences up until it is too late to redress it in La noche de los tiempos--he is simply calling for a restoration, or for an instauration, of democratic rule in Spanish politics and contributing to making it possible precisely by not arrogating to himself a protagonic role.
It evokes some options for those dissatisfied with the heavy-handed regime change and regime instauration that she posits.
Surtout avec la future instauration de la taxe a 75% payee par les clubs.
The latter is confirmed in the chapter "The Tale of the Alchemist Who Sold His Soul" through the instauration of the feminine entity which tries to diffuse into rather than enter the City of Gold.