re·​in·​tro·​duce (ˌ)rē-ˌin-trə-ˈdüs How to pronounce reintroduce (audio)
reintroduced; reintroducing

transitive verb

: to introduce (someone or something) again
efforts to reintroduce the animals into the wild
They'd been touring hard, reintroducing themselves to audiences nearly a decade after going their separate ways.James Sullivan
… the company has taken the bold step of reintroducing hits from the past.Lynn Yaeger
reintroduction noun
plural reintroductions
Three years later it became the core site for reintroduction of the red wolf, a species officially extinct in the wild. Cheryl Lyn Dybas

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Designed by Jörg Hysek in 1977, the piece was reintroduced last year in yellow gold, drawing raves in the watch world. Degen Pener, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 May 2023 The platypus, a species unique to Australia, was reintroduced into the country’s oldest national park just south of Sydney on Friday in a landmark conservation project after disappearing from the area more than half a century ago. Reuters, NBC News, 15 May 2023 In Massachusetts, the bill was first proposed in 2021, but died in committee; it was reintroduced this year by Senator Liz Miranda and Representative Jon Santiago. Ivy Scott,, 13 May 2023 But with dangerously low numbers, the species was reintroduced into the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge, about 75 miles northeast of San Jose. Salvador Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2023 Additionally, a bipartisan group of senators (Murphy, Young, Kaine and Kramer) just reintroduced the Workplace Mobility Act of 2023. Lynne Curry | Alaska Workplace, Anchorage Daily News, 8 May 2023 The drink has become increasingly sought after in recent years, particularly since Seattle mixologist Murray Stenson reintroduced the Last Word—a cocktail made of green Chartreuse, gin, maraschino liqueur and lime juice—in the early 2000s. Teresa Nowakowski, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 Apr. 2023 When were the canids reintroduced there? 6 OF 8 Transportation stocks have been trailing lately—portending what, typically? 7 OF 8 American kids’ weight surged during the pandemic. Daniel Akst,, 22 Apr. 2023 If voters reject extending the tax next year, leaders could reintroduce it again during national elections in 2026 or 2028 before the measure expires in 2029. Blake Nelson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1642, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reintroduce was in 1642

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“Reintroduce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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