resumption

[ ri-zuhmp-shuhn ]
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noun
  1. the act of resuming; a reassumption, as of something previously granted.

  2. the act or fact of taking up or going on with again, as of something interrupted.

  1. the act of taking again or recovering something given up or lost.

Origin of resumption

1
1400–50; late Middle English <Middle French <Late Latin resūmptiōn- (stem of resūmptiō), equivalent to Latin resūmpt(us) (past participle of resūmere to resume1) + -iōn--ion

Other words from resumption

  • non·re·sump·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for resumption

resumption

/ (rɪˈzʌmpʃən) /


noun
  1. the act of resuming or beginning again

Origin of resumption

1
C15: via Old French from Late Latin resumptiō, from Latin resūmere to resume

Derived forms of resumption

  • resumptive, adjective
  • resumptively, adverb

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