resumption

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noun re·sump·tion \ri-ˈzəm(p)-shən\

Definition of resumption

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of resuming :  recommencement

  2. 2 :  a return to payment in specie

Examples of resumption in a Sentence

  1. The rain has stopped, but we're still waiting for the resumption of the game.

  2. Resumption of peace talks is expected soon.

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Origin and Etymology of resumption

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French, from Late Latin resumption-, resumptio, from Latin resumere


RESUMPTION Defined for English Language Learners

resumption

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Definition of resumption for English Language Learners

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


RESUMPTION Defined for Kids

resumption

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noun re·sump·tion \ri-ˈzəmp-shən\

Definition of resumption for Students

  1. :  the act of starting again



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