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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.]
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rare restoration or renewal
[C17: from Latin instaurātiō, from instaurāre to renew]
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in•stau•ra•tion(ˌɪn stɔˈreɪ ʃən)
1. renewal; restoration; renovation; repair.
2. an act of instituting something; establishment.
[1595–1605; < Latin instaurātiō repetition; see store]
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Obsolete, the restoration of something to its former condition; renewal or repair. — instaurator, n.See also: Processes
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|Noun||1.||instauration - 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"
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