[ ren-uh-vey-shuhn ]
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  1. the act or process of repairing, renewing, or restoring to good condition:The project will include interior and exterior renovation and rehabilitation to upgrade the school’s infrastructure.

  2. the act of reinvigorating or reviving:The transition to organic growing will require an investment of labor and capital to complete the orchard renovation, install new plantings, and build economic viability.

  1. Usually renovations . something that has been repaired or restored to a better condition, or the work done to repair or restore something:Renovations to the theater include new doors and windows, a new lighting system, and a refurbished floor for the stage.

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Origin of renovation

First recorded in 1400–50, for an earlier sense; from Latin renovātiōn-, stem of renovātiō “renewal”; see renovate, -ion

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