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.

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Of the 88 people who had their warrants withdrawn, 45.5% had warrants reissued. James Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee judges say helping people earn back their driver licenses could cut down on reckless driving," 7 June 2019 What is there in the current context that inspired you to reissue your work? Jean Birnbaum, Harper's magazine, "Republic of Letters," 10 Mar. 2019 Number one is, yes Pink Flag is interested in reissuing all of the Wire records. Ron Hart, Billboard, "Wire Looks Back on Its Pioneering Art Punk Trilogy," 21 June 2018 Derek Bailey reissues London label Honest Jon's has been reissuing albums from Incus, the imprint run by pioneering guitar improviser Derek Bailey. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "Brown Girls writer Fatimah Asghar on Janelle Monae’s utopia for queer women of color," 5 Apr. 2018 The tome was reissued this year, with a new chapter about their late grandmother, Barbara Bush. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Laura Bush Celebrates Barbara and Jenna's Birthday with a Sweet Throwback Instagram Post," 26 Nov. 2018 The Chukka was reissued more simply in black or royal blue suede, as the team was already in love with its unorthodox lines. Monica Kim, Vogue, "Calling All Skaters: Noah and Vans Resurrect Two Iconic Skate Shoes," 2 Oct. 2018 Introduced to a mass audience on R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People reissue last fall, Dolby Atmos is a new multiplanar audio format that moves sound all around you to create a 3-D listening experience. Nathan Mattise, Billboard, "2018 Preview: New Tech to Awe Audiophiles," 5 Jan. 2018 Banana Republic is reissuing the necklace, and donating 50 percent of the proceeds to the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, an initiative co-founded by the Notorious RBG herself. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Ruth Bader Ginsburg's "Dissent Collar" Is Being Reissued by Banana Republic," 7 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of reissue

1613, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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The first known use of reissue was in 1613

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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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