What does RESUMPTION mean?

RESUMPTION meaning in General Dictionary

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  • The act of resuming whilst the resumption of a grant of delegated powers of a quarrel of specie repayments etc
  • The act of resuming; as, the resumption of a grant, of delegated capabilities, of a quarrel, of specie payments, etc.
  • The taking once more in to the master's arms of these lands or tenements as he had provided to virtually any man on false suggestions or other mistake.

RESUMPTION meaning in Law Dictionary

In old English law. The taking once again into the king's hands such lands or tenements as prior to, upon untrue advice, or any other error, he previously brought to the heir, or given by letters patent to your man. Cowell.


RESUMPTION meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., "repossessing by grant," from Middle French resumption and directly from later Latin resumptionem (nominative resumptio), noun of action from previous participle stem of Latin resumere (see resume (v.)).


RESUMPTION meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act of resuming; as, the resumption of a grant, of delegated abilities, of a quarrel, of specie repayments, etc.

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  • (letter.) The using once more in to the king's arms of these places or tenements as he had provided to any guy on untrue suggestions or other mistake.

Sentence Examples with the word RESUMPTION

Its internal weakness, between the danger of anarchy and the opposition of the monar chists, was extreme; and it soon became discredited by its own coups detat and by financial impotence in the eyes of a nation sick of revolution, aspiring towards peace and the resumption of economic undertakings.

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