Resumption
Resumption Re*sump"tion, n. [cf. F. r['e]sumption, L. resumptio restoration, recovery, fr. resumere. See {Resume}.] 1. The act of resuming; as, the resumption of a grant, of delegated powers, of an argument, of specie payments, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eng.Law) The taking again into the king's hands of such lands or tenements as he had granted to any man on false suggestions or other error. [1913 Webster]


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  • resumption — re|sump|tion [rıˈzʌmpʃən] n [singular,U] formal the act of starting an activity again after stopping or being interrupted resumption of ▪ Both countries are now hoping for a quick resumption of diplomatic relations …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • resumption — re|sump|tion [ rı zʌmpʃən ] noun singular or uncount FORMAL the start of something again after a temporary stop: resumption of: No date was announced for a resumption of the talks …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • resumption — UK [rɪˈzʌmpʃ(ə)n] / US noun [singular/uncountable] formal the start of something again after a temporary stop resumption of: No date was announced for a resumption of the talks …   English dictionary

  • resumption — n. the act or an instance of resuming (ready for the resumption of negotiations). Derivatives: resumptive adj. Etymology: ME f. OF resumption or LL resumptio (as RESUME) …   Useful english dictionary

  • resumption — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Late Latin; Anglo French, from Late Latin resumption , resumptio, from Latin resumere Date: 15th century 1. an act or instance of resuming ; recommencement 2. a return to payment in specie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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