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

transitive verb

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

Examples of rebroadcast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The entire 2023 ceremony will be rebroadcast on Canal+ from 10:56 p.m. Monday evening. Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Mar. 2024 The network rebroadcast the images of Sherman being trampled, looping the scene like a sports replay. Elliot Ackerman, WIRED, 12 Feb. 2024 The telecast will also be rebroadcast in the Pacific time zone in primetime after the live presentation. Tyler Coates, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Jan. 2024 After the Oscars’ live presentation, the telecast will be rebroadcast in the Pacific Time zone. Clayton Davis, Variety, 30 Nov. 2023 The telecast will also be rebroadcast in the Pacific Time zone in primetime after the live presentation. Paul Grein, Billboard, 30 Nov. 2023 Stations in the Pacific time zone that air the event live will also rebroadcast the entire telecast in primetime immediately following the live presentation. Joe Otterson, Variety, 17 Nov. 2023 But in much the same way that TikTok videos are frequently copied and rebroadcast on other platforms, content shared on Telegram and other more fringe sites can easily find a pipeline onto mainstream social media or draw in curious users from major sites. Brian Fung, CNN, 14 Oct. 2023 And some of those posts have been rebroadcast on Elon Musk’s X, formerly Twitter, which nominally prohibits Hamas content but appears to be doing relatively little to police it after Musk laid off the majority of the company’s employees. Naomi Nix, Washington Post, 11 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rebroadcast was in 1923

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“Rebroadcast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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