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NOUN (2)

1. the act of improving by renewing and restoring;
- Example: "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"
- Example: "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed"
[syn: renovation, redevelopment, overhaul]

2. the state of being restored to its former good condition;
- Example: "the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"
[syn: renovation, restoration, refurbishment]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Renovation \Ren`o**va"tion\ (-v?"sh?n), n. [L. renovatio: cf. F. r['e]novation.] The act or process of renovating; the state of being renovated or renewed. --Thomson. [1913 Webster] There is something inexpressibly pleasing in the annual renovation of the world. --Rabbler. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

renovation n 1: the act of improving by renewing and restoring; "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed" [syn: renovation, redevelopment, overhaul] 2: the state of being restored to its former good condition; "the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house" [syn: renovation, restoration, refurbishment]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "renovation": copy, duplication, face-lift, furbishment, imitation, palingenesis, re-creation, re-formation, rebirth, rebuilding, reconditioning, reconstitution, reconstruction, redesign, redoing, reedition, reestablishment, refashioning, refreshment, refurbishment, regeneration, regenesis, reinstitution, reissue, remaking, renascence, renewal, reorganization, repetition, reprinting, reproduction, reshaping, restoration, restructuring, resurrection, retread, retreading, revision, revival, slum clearance, urban renewal