re-assume


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Verb1.re-assume - take on again, as after a time lapse; "He re-assumed his old behavior"
take on, acquire, assume, adopt, take - take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
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Sometimes threats are being hurled that we [judges] will nullify the legislation that you [parliamentarians] have passed,' Mr Abbasi said in his apparent reference to the ongoing hearing of the petitions challenging the Elections Act 2017 which enabled disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif to re-assume the office of the party president.
She then proposed a 15-minute break to re-assume the proceedings.
Mention can be made of the NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) which was imposed in 2007 and which enabled many corrupt politicians to re-assume power.
Knowle and Dorridge paved the way for Berkswell to re-assume top spot after they stormed to a seven wicket win over previous leaders Shrewsbury.
The guesthouse owner, a US citizen who has surgically transitioned, finds that to bring her Thai girlfriend to the US, she must re-assume a male identity.
Nick Eastwood will re-assume his previous position as Wasps' chief executive officer in June when the man he made way for, David Armstrong, officially steps down.
He said he was also considering ordering the Land Bank of the Philippines to re-assume its original mandate of providing assistance to farmers.
That disturbance in the forest, that's actually the ecological role that the passenger pigeon played, and nothing alive today can really re-assume that role.
The attacks were carried out only three days before South Sudan opposition leader, Riek Machar's planned return to the capital Juba to re-assume position as first vice-president.
GNA's previous Treasurer Jill Williams agreed to the Board's request to be appointed to re-assume the Treasurer's position effective immediately.
Al-Moallem expressed hope that Egypt will re-assume its historic role, the one that befits its weight, mildly reproving the Egyptian Foreign Ministry for holding meetings for a group "calling itself Syrian opposition" in Cairo without consultation or coordination with the Syrian government.
As soon as Rowhani took office on that day, he asked Bijan Namdar Zanganeh for him to re-assume the post of petroleum minister.