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Resume; Résumé

Resume

c.1400, from L. resumere “take again, assume again,” from re- “again” + sumere “take up” (cf. assume).

Résumé

1804, “a summary,” from Fr. résumé, noun use of pp. of M.Fr. resumer “to sum up,” from L. resumere (see resume (v.)). Meaning “biographical summary of a person’s career” is 1940s.

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