Definition of resumptive in English:

resumptive

adjective

Grammar
  • Indicating resumption of a topic that has previously been referred to.

    • ‘One such piece of evidence comes from Ariel's careful study of the contrastive use of zero anaphors and resumptive pronouns in the relative construction in Modern Hebrew.’
    • ‘What I think we have here, in short, is the equivalent of Raising from a ‘that’ complement, but with a resumptive pronoun in subject position.’

Pronunciation

resumptive

/rɪˈzʌm(p)tɪv/