from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brief account of one's professional or work experience and qualifications, often submitted with an employment application.
- n. A summary: a resumé of the facts of the case.
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- n. A summary of education and employment experience.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A summing up; a condensed statement; an abridgment or brief recapitulation.
French, from past participle of résumer, to summarize, from Old French resumer, to resume; see resume.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)