Origin of resumption
Examples from the Web for resumption
The end of the embargo and resumption of diplomatic relations with Cuba could transform Major League Baseball.Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?|Ben Jacobs|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next Monday sees the resumption of a full, proper working week after the National Day holiday.
Elements of the pro-Israel lobby have also been on Capitol Hill lobbying for a resumption of U.S. aid to Egypt.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is to announce a resumption of talks on Friday!Kerry's Talks: Diplomatic Snafu or Carefully Orchestrated Mess?|Emily L. Hauser|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This may be reason enough to make us skeptical of what resumption of talks really aims to achieve, but why oppose negotiations?
Mr. Carter listened in silence with a resumption of his tired manner.The Secret Adversary|Agatha Christie
The gang shouted for a resumption of the "sport," thinking this was weakness of the competitor.The Lincoln Story Book|Henry L. Williams
Most of that had been water in his tissues, and resumption of normal physical activity had wrung it out in short order.Rebels of the Red Planet|Charles Louis Fontenay
I am unable even to remember at this day what proposal I framed for the end of his holidays and the resumption of his studies.The Turn of the Screw|Henry James
By the fall of 1838 resumption was general, although the banks at the Southwest did not follow until midwinter.Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
British Dictionary definitions for resumption
Word Origin for resumption
Word Origin and History for resumption
mid-15c., "repossessing by grant," from Middle French resumption and directly from Late Latin resumptionem (nominative resumptio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin resumere (see resume (v.)).