re·​is·​sue | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈi-(ˌ)shü How to pronounce reissue (audio) , chiefly British -ˈi-(ˌ)syü \
reissued; reissuing; reissues

Definition of reissue

intransitive verb

: to come forth again

transitive verb

: to issue again especially : to cause to become available again

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Other Words from reissue

reissue noun

Examples of reissue in a Sentence

The publisher has decided to reissue the author's out-of-print books.
Recent Examples on the Web From that analysis, 12 books were chosen to reissue with new covers. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, "Barnes & Noble halts "diverse" covers for classics after backlash," 6 Feb. 2020 The latter album was reissued on Dec. 20 with additional tracks, spurring its surge up the list. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, "Harry Styles' 'Fine Line' Spends Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart," 29 Dec. 2019 Demand remained so high for older styles that in the 1990s Nike started to reissue them, helping to create the sneaker resale market (Quartz member exclusive) and fueling sneaker culture. Marc Bain, Quartz, "Nike’s Jordan brand reached a billion-dollar milestone," 21 Dec. 2019 To ensure the remainder didn't disappear, new language had to be tucked in to a must-pass spending bill known as a continuing resolution to claw back the unspent funds and then reissue them, giving the administration another year to spend the money. Jonathan Allen, NBC News, "House staffers on a summer trip to Ukraine learned U.S. aid was frozen. Stunned, here's what they did next.," 18 Nov. 2019 Next month, Prince’s 1982 album 1999 is being reissued in a five-CD set featuring 35 previously unreleased cuts., "Listen to Prince's previously unreleased demo for 'I Feel For You'," 18 Oct. 2019 Under the board's proposal, those could be reissued, or, if cities or counties agree to increase the number of pot shops within their boundaries, new licenses could be granted — this time, to participants in the social equity program. Gene Johnson,, "5 years in, Washington considers overhaul of pot regulation," 30 Aug. 2019 Colemine Records wanted to reissue the album because of the music’s quality and the love story behind it. cleveland, "Ohio good-government groups want to shed light on ‘dark money:’ Capitol Letter," 20 Sep. 2019 Earlier this year, Zinke authorized the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to reissue the permit to Hammond Ranches Inc. , allowing grazing to resume on lands administered by the federal government from Feb. 1, 2019, through Feb. 28, 2024. oregonlive, "Judge revokes federal grazing permit for Hammond Ranches Inc.," 20 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of reissue

1613, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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13 Feb 2020

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“Reissue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of reissue

: to publish or produce (something, such as a book or recording) again : to issue (something) again

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