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

Definition of reintroduce

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: 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

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reintroduction \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌin-​trə-​ˈdək-​shən How to pronounce reintroduce (audio) \ 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

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1642, in the meaning defined above

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“Reintroduce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of reintroduce

: to begin using (something) again
: to return (an animal or plant) to the area where it used to live

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