WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
re•sume1 /rɪˈzum/USA pronunciation
v., -sumed, -sum•ing.
ré•su•mé or re•su•me or re•su•mé /ˈrɛzʊˌmeɪ, ˌrɛzʊˈmeɪ/USA pronunciation
- to take up or go on with again;
continue: [~ + object]The motor coughed briefly, then resumed its steady hum.[~ + verb-ing]The soldiers resumed marching.[no object]The voices ceased when she arrived, then quickly resumed.
- [~ + object] to take or occupy again:Ladies and gentlemen, please resume your seats.
- a summary.summary
- a brief written account of educational and professional qualifications and experience:handed over her résumé and waited.
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resume /rɪˈzjuːm/ vb
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin resūmere to take up again, from re- + sūmere to take upreˈsumable adj reˈsumer n
- to begin again or go on with (something adjourned or interrupted)
- (transitive) to occupy again, take back, or recover: to resume one's seat, to resume possession
- archaic to summarize; make a résumé of
résumé /ˈrɛzjʊˌmeɪ/ n
Etymology: 19th Century: from French, from résumer to resume
- a short descriptive summary, as of events
- US Canadian
another name for curriculum vitae
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