File / folder permanently deleted and how to retrieve it?

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I was accidentally permanent deleted the file in my desktop which sync to OneDrive and then may I know how to restore it back?

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Open your OneDrive in browser and go to recycle bin. Look for your folder and restore it. The deleted files/folders stay in the recycle bin for 93 days.
When you restore the file, it will also sync it on your desktop.

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Is permanently deleted, cannot find in the OneDrive recycle bin
You might want to read the documentation at
Restore deleted files or folders in OneDrive - Microsoft Support
Kind regards
There are two levels of recycle bins, check on secondary recycle bin. Below link is for SharePoint but same steps required for OneDrive: