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resumption

[ri-zuhmp-shuh n] /rɪˈzʌmp ʃən/
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.
3.
the act of taking again or recovering something given up or lost.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin resūmptiōn- (stem of resūmptiō), equivalent to Latin resūmpt(us) (past participle of resūmere to resume) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
nonresumption, noun
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resumption

/rɪˈzʌmpʃən/
noun
1.
the act of resuming or beginning again
Derived Forms
resumptive, adjective
resumptively, adverb
Word Origin
C15: via Old French from Late Latin resumptiō, from Latin resūmere to resume
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resumption

n.

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.)).

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