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 for instauration
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Instauration \In`stau*ra"tion\, n. [L. instauratio: cf. F.
     instauration.]
     Restoration after decay, lapse, or dilapidation; renewal;
     repair; renovation; renaissance.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Some great catastrophe or . . . instauration. --T.
                                                    Burnet.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  instauration
      n 1: 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" [syn: initiation, founding,
           foundation, institution, origination, creation,
           innovation, introduction, instauration]

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