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resumeverb

uk   /rɪˈzjuːm/ us   /rɪˈzuːm/ formal
C1 [I or T] If an activity resumes, or if you resume it, it starts again after a pause: Normal services will be resumed in the spring. [+ -ing verb] He stopped to take a sip of water and then resumed speaking. The talks are due to resume today.
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[T] If you resume a place or position that you have left for a period of time, you return to it: to resume your post/job Please resume your seats, as the performance will continue in two minutes.

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résuménoun [C]

uk   /ˈrez.juː.meɪ/ us   /ˈrez.ə.meɪ/
(Definition of resume from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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resumeverb [I/T]

us   /rɪˈzum/
to start something again after a pause or period of time: [T] The director hopes to resume filming next week. [I] Government officials hoped talks will resume.

résuménoun [C]

also resume us   /ˈrez·əˌmeɪ/
a written statement of your educational and work experience: He looked at her résumé, asked her a few questions, and then offered her the job.
(Definition of resume from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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resumeverb

uk   /rɪˈzjuːm/ us   /rɪˈzuːm/
[I or T] if an activity resumes, or if you resume it, it starts again after a pause: The agreement came on Saturday after talks resumed near the union's Washington headquarters. Businesses that had been disrupted also resumed normal operations.
[T] to return to a position which you have left for a period of time: resume your job/post

résuménoun [C]

also resume uk   /ˈrezəmeɪ/ us   US UK curriculum vitae
HR a short written description of your education, qualifications, and previous jobs which you send to an employer when you are trying to get a job: send/submit/write a résumé To apply, please submit a detailed résumé.
(Definition of resume from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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