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#127166 - 04/09/04 04:04 PM instauration
Date: Mon Mar 17 00:01:07 EST 2003
instauration (in-sto-RAY-shuhn) noun
1. Renewal; renovation; restoration.
2. An act of founding or establishing something.
[From Latin instauration-, from instauratio, from instaurare (to renew).
Other words derived from the same root are: store, restore, and stow.]
Der Quibblemeister says Def.1 is in error. How can you
renew something until after it has been started?
#127167 - 04/09/04 04:47 PM Re: instauration
Looking at the etymology it looks like def 2 is the one in error.
#127168 - 04/09/04 04:56 PM Re: instauration
Dear Faldage: so AHD by its own admission, makes the
NOUN: 1. Renovation; restoration. 2. The institution or establishment of something.
ETYMOLOGY: Latin nstaurti, nstaurtin-, from nstaurtus, past participle of nstaurre, to renew. See st- in Appendix I.
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