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  • verb Present participle of recommence.


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  • The very best of things, however, must come some time to an end; schools were reopening, college terms recommencing, Mr. Tremayne's duties claimed him in London, and, most prosaic of all, another batch of visitors was expected at Burswood, so that they could no longer have the rooms.

    Monitress Merle

  • Felix replied in a cheerful accent, and the old man was recommencing his music, when some one tapped at the door.

    Chapter 13

  • Leighton Holdings rose 3.7% after reiterating earnings guidance and committing to recommencing dividend payments in fiscal 2012.

    Asia Falls on Europe Crisis

  • But the staring match persisted in her mind, nevertheless, until she heard the sputter of crank, the churn of rigging plates, and the slow, steady creak of men recommencing their climb.


  • The investment firm is recommencing a redundancy program that began in the second half of 2008.

    Babcock & Brown Revises Plan, Restructures Debt

  • BHP is "looking at some remediation and recommencing on start-up activity" after structural anomalies in the hull stopped start-up last month, he said, declining to say what the anomalies were.

    BHP Hopes for Neptune Start in June

  • "We question why the process isn't recommencing immediately and why shareholders won't know the substance of a counterproposal before the expiry of the CPPIB offer," said Graeme Bevans, vice president and head of infrastructure at CPPIB.

    New Suitor Eyes Airport Operator in New Zealand

  • The thunderstorm was recommencing outside, the heavy clouds hanging low overhead now.

    Almayer's Folly

  • I call on all parties to demonstrate their commitment to the peace process, including through taking necessary steps to enforce provisions of the ceasefire agreement and recommencing formal peace talks.

    Australia Welcomes Sri Lankan Presidential Election Result

  • But as he said so he was quite ready to make himself a fool after the same fashion again, if only there were not in his way that difficulty of recommencing.

    The Claverings


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