resumption


re·sump·tion

noun \ri-ˈzəm(p)-shən\

: an act of starting something again after it has stopped : an act of resuming something

Full Definition of RESUMPTION

1
:  an act or instance of resuming :  recommencement
2
:  a return to payment in specie

Examples of RESUMPTION

  1. The rain has stopped, but we're still waiting for the resumption of the game.
  2. Resumption of peace talks is expected soon.

Origin of RESUMPTION

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French, from Late Latin resumption-, resumptio, from Latin resumere
First Known Use: 15th century

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