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RESUMPTION. To reassume; to promise again; as, the resumption of payment of specie by the banks is general. It also signifies to take things back; as the government has resumed the possession of all the lands which have not been paid for according to the requisitions of the law, and the contract of the purchasers. Cow. Int. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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There is one wh-phrase that makes available the choice of retaining a resumptive pronoun in place of the gap that we usually find in such monoclausal wh-questions.
4.2 4.0 4.5 5.8 5.2 6.5 Difference between [L.sub.eq] 3m from driving lane and [L.sub.eq] 4 m behind barrier Resumptive BEM model 3.8 4.2 4.9 5.4 6.7 8.7 Difference between SPL 3m from driving lane and SPL 4 m behind barrier, dB 42007 octave band centre 63 80 100 125 160 200 frequencies, Hz Noise barrier No.
This is partly because the whole relative clause along with the nominal can be considered a determiner phrase (DP) and partly due to the fact that the relativized nominal in most cases is at the left-most side of the clause; so from which functional category it gets its Case When it comes to relative clauses Pashto language resembles other languages of the world except that the resumptive pronouns/nouns are present in some Pashto relative clauses but not in others.
Resumptive pronouns and passives in the production of object relative clauses: circumventing computational cost.
In English, the movement leaves a trace, but in Yoruba there is controversy as to whether it leaves a trace or a resumptive pronoun.
McKee and McDaniel (2001: 114, 115, 118) articulate their analysis of extraction of resumptive pronouns according to highly specific grammatical principles and Drozd (2001: 97) analyzes the behavior of negative DPs in a very similar vein.
The 18 contributions are organized into sections on clitics, determiners and pronouns; verbs, auxiliaries and inflection; movement and resumptive pronouns; syntax/discourse interface; and L2 acquisition.
Perhaps, we may take these to be instances of dislocation in which, for purposes of emphasis an extracted NP leaves behind a resumptive pronoun residue (Emonds 1976: 32).
Characteristic of Meredith's language is the strongly dissonant resumptive conjunction 'that' at the beginning of line two, upsetting any expectations of lyric melody and establishing a more vernacular idiom.