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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishresumptionre‧sump‧tion /rɪˈzʌmpʃən/ noun [singular, uncountable]  formalCONTINUE/NOT STOP the act of starting an activity again after stopping or being interruptedresumeresumption of Both countries are now hoping for a quick resumption of diplomatic relations.
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resumptionThese new reinforcements arrived only just before a resumption of activities which were swiftly to thin their ranks to an alarming extent.Only after barely-veiled threats of a resumption of air strikes did Baghdad agree to co-operate.The massacre has sabotaged for the time being any resumption of negotiations between Mandela and de Klerk.Debt service payments to commercial creditor banks, suspended in November, were scheduled for resumption at the end of February 1991.But the general has given no indication that he will allow the resumption of political activity.The pavilion and new sports hall at Bristol being prepared for the resumption of cricket in June.He sank it into the earth ahead of him, feeling glad of the resumption of mechanical toil.At 12: 06 p. m. a bell rang on the floor, signaling the resumption of trading.resumption ofThe application deadline is two weeks before the resumption of classes.
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