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abstract, digest, epitome, précis, recapitulation, review, rundown, summary, synopsis  

1    begin again, carry on, continue, go on, proceed, recommence, reinstitute, reopen, restart, take up or pick up where one left off  
2    assume again, occupy again, reoccupy, take back, take up again  
1    cease, discontinue, stop  
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  ( résumés    plural  ) , resumé  
1       n-count   A résumé is a short account, either spoken or written, of something that has happened or that someone has said or written.  
oft N of n/wh   (=summary)  
I will leave with you a resumé of his most recent speech...     
2       n-count   Your résumé is a brief account of your personal details, your education, and the jobs you have had. You are often asked to send a résumé when you are applying for a job.  
  (mainly AM)  
in BRIT, usually use curriculum vitae     

resume     ( resumes    3rd person present)   ( resuming    present participle)   ( resumed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you resume an activity or if it resumes, it begins again.  
FORMAL   After the war he resumed his duties at Emmanuel College...      V n  
The search is expected to resume early today.      V  
  resumption      n-uncount   usu N of n  
It is premature to speculate about the resumption of negotiations.     
2       verb   If you resume your seat or position, you return to the seat or position you were in before you moved.  
FORMAL   `I changed my mind,' Blanche said, resuming her seat.      V n  
3       verb   If someone resumes, they begin speaking again after they have stopped for a short time.  
WRITTEN   `Hey, Judith,' he resumed, `tell me all about yourself.'      V with quote  

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resume, resume, rescue, residue

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