re·​broad·​cast | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbrȯd-ˌkast How to pronounce rebroadcast (audio) \
rebroadcast; rebroadcasting

Definition of rebroadcast

transitive verb

1 : to broadcast again (a radio or television program being simultaneously received from another source)
2 : to repeat (a broadcast) at a later time

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rebroadcast noun

Examples of rebroadcast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Masters event, Riot gave certain high-profile content creators, including Ninja, Pokimane and Shroud, permission to rebroadcast the stream with their commentary. Washington Post, "With Iceland event nearing, Riot thinking about ‘Valorant’ co-streaming, regional slots, match-fixing inquiry," 1 Apr. 2021 The show will rebroadcast on Lundi Gras (Feb. 15) and Mardi Gras (Feb. 16). John Pope,, "Parading groups offer '31 flavors' to a growing audience, with 'Mardi Gras for All Y'All'," 1 Feb. 2021 Most are resolved within days of a station rescinding rights to rebroadcast its signal. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, "KFMB Channel 8 blacked out for San Diego DirecTV, U-Verse subscribers," 2 Dec. 2020 The special will rebroadcast on USA Network, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, and CNBC and be available to stream on Peacock. Sandra Gonzalez, CNN, "'30 Rock' is returning to NBC for one night with a very '30 Rock' twist," 16 June 2020 The reason that group licensing arrangements are not included in the plan is that cutting players in on a percentage of television revenue or rebroadcast rights would constitute pay for play and ruin the NCAA’s legal defense arguments. Los Angeles Times, "Q & A: What the NCAA’s report on name, image and likeness means for college athletes," 29 Apr. 2020 It was also broadcast live and will rebroadcast five times on SiriusXM's E Street Radio (currently free on the SiriusXM app). Maureen Lee Lenker,, "Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi deliver classic tunes during 'Jersey 4 Jersey' benefit concert," 23 Apr. 2020 What to watch MLB At 7 p.m. ET, ESPN will rebroadcast Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-breaking 2,131st consecutive game as the Baltimore Orioles hosted the Los Angeles Angels on Sept. 6, 1995. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, "Day 27 without sports ⚾: Who is the face of each American League franchise?," 7 Apr. 2020 At the time, the streaming service was known for rebroadcasting network hits online. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, "He helped build Hulu. Now Jason Kilar must lead WarnerMedia into the streaming era," 1 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of rebroadcast

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of rebroadcast was in 1923

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15 Apr 2021

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“Rebroadcast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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