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redub

verb re·dub \ (ˌ)rē-ˈdəb \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of redub

redubbed; redubbing; redubs
: to call (someone or something) by a new title, epithet, or nickname : to dub (someone or something) anew
  • Business schools have been redubbed schools of management …
  • —Benjamin R. Barber

First Known Use of redub

1932

in the meaning defined above

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redub

verb

Definition of redub

redubbed; redubbing; redubs
: to dub (something) again: such as
a : to add or replace (sound effects, dialogue, etc.) in a previously dubbed soundtrack
  • had to redub her voice for the rerelease
b : to replace or alter the soundtrack of (something, such as a motion picture)
  • When they redubbed that scene, Laurence Olivier had died. Anthony Hopkins is doing the voice of Laurence Olivier; …
  • —Larry King

First Known Use of redub

1934

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler


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