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reprint

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verb re·print \(ˌ)rē-ˈprint\

Simple Definition of reprint

  • : to print (something, such as a book, article, etc.) again

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reprint

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to print again :  make a reprint of

Examples of reprint in a sentence

  1. She gave permission to reprint her article.



1551

First Known Use of reprint

1551


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reprint

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noun re·print \ˈrē-ˌprint, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

Simple Definition of reprint

  • : the act of printing more copies of a book

  • : a book, story, etc., that is printed again

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reprint

  1. :  a reproduction of printed matter: as a :  a subsequent printing of a book already published that preserves the identical text of the previous printing b :  offprint c :  matter (as an article) that has appeared in print before

Examples of reprint in a sentence

  1. The novel is already on its fifth reprint.

  2. The publisher does reprints of books written in the early 1900s.

  3. This is a reprint of an article that was originally published in the New York Times.



1611

First Known Use of reprint

1611



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