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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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 Before this book, what was your position on retrospective stuff such as reissuing old albums and performing them on tour? John Jurgensen, WSJ, "Jeff Tweedy on Building a Lasting Career While Avoiding the Nostalgia-Act Trap," 6 Nov. 2018 Some existing lines of credit must be reissued and re-approved by the SBA. Ruth Simon, WSJ, "Small Businesses’ $2 Billion Problem: Government Shutdown Leaves Loans in Limbo," 17 Jan. 2019 Sweden has not gone to war with another country for over two centuries, but that hasn’t stopped the government from reissuing an emergency manual from World War II that advises citizens on how best to cope with hypothetical hostilities. Laignee Barron, Time, "Sweden Advises Its Citizens to Prepare Wet Wipes and Tinned Hummus in the Event of War," 22 May 2018 United and other airlines won't reissue the ticket at the old, discounted price, either. Christopher Elliott,, "Hey, United Airlines, why did you cancel my ticket?," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of reissue

1613, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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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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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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