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TO RESTORE. To return what has been unjustly taken; to place the owner of a thing in the state in which he formerly was. By restitution is understood not only the return of the thing itself, but all its accessories. It is to return the thing and its fruits. Dig. 60, 16, 35, 75 et 246, Sec. 1.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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As governor of the province, I already ordered them to restore the land,' Min said.
* In the backups section, tap on the "Restore Backup" button and select the most recent one.
With more than 920 stores in five countries, proceeds generated by Habitat for Humanity ReStores are used to help build homes, communities and hope locally and around the world.
* Restore 12X Sealers contains 12X the thickness of ordinary sealers and offers long-term water repellency, protecting against cracking, splitting and warping and its mildew and algae-resistant coating keeps wood free of ugly mildew stains.
5 Restore some power and influence to the doctors, nurses, teachers and emergency service workers.
The Connecticut warehouse is one in a network of ReStores run by Habitat for Humanity that offer used and surplus building materials at a very low price.
It should be noted that many non-profit reuse stores, especially the HfH ReStore, may also have some component of volunteers.
As communities rebuild, the grant money will help these green groups educate and involve residents, leverage funding from local and federal partners, and restore urban tree cover.
It is essential that you protect Exchange from a total system failure and are able to restore a complete Exchange database.
At this rate, it will not be long before he restores "Iron Felix's" giant statue to Lubyanka Square, regardless of the level of opposition.
The episodes are linguistically and symbolically interwoven, and in interpreting them the point is not so much to see the three characters as one but rather to perceive the connection between the divine power operative through Jesus to heal and restore in Galilee and the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.