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resume

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to begin again or return to after an interruption
  • we resumed the game as soon as the rain had passed

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résumé

noun
variants: or resume also resumé

Synonyms & Antonyms of résumé (Entry 2 of 2)

a short statement of the main points
  • a book on the assassination that is in effect a résumé of all of the evidence that points to a conspiracy

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“Resume.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/resume. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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