Definition of resumption noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rɪˈzʌmpʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzʌmpʃn//
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[singular, uncountable] resumption (of something) (formal) the act of beginning something again after it has stopped We are hoping for an early resumption of peace talks. There are hopes for an early resumption of diplomatic relations. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘the action of reassuming possession of lands etc.’): from Old French resumption or late Latin resumptio(n-), from Latin resumpt-, past participle of resumere, from re- ‘back’ + sumere ‘take’.
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