Definition of reassume in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːəˈsjuːm/


[with object]
Take on or gain (something) again: he reassumed the title of Governor General
More example sentences
  • Huge counter demonstrations by opposition supporters tilt the balance and he reassumes power two days later.
  • But he could not have lived without his work, so that when he recovered his health and reassumed his duties, if not the use of his arm, he was grateful.
  • Then the shade of Marx was gone, and the walls of the official residence had reassumed their reassuring solidity.



Pronunciation: /riːˈsʌm(p)ʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • The information is being collected when federally recognized tribes request reassumption of jurisdiction over child custody proceedings.
  • What happens in the case of emergency reassumption or suspension or withholding or delay of payments?

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