re·​is·​sue | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈi-(ˌ)shü, 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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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 The New York Times has the story: This month, Dutton, which is part of Penguin Random House, began releasing its first batch of mini books, with four reissued novels by the best-selling young-adult novelist John Green. Constance Grady, Vox, "The time has come to choose the Oddest Book Title of the Year," 3 Nov. 2018 The luxury car company isn't reissuing the car, but is instead converting classic cars to electric power. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "The Meghan Markle Effect Is Now Extending to Cars—You Can Buy Harry and Meghan's Wedding Jaguar," 26 Aug. 2018 She’s teamed up with Venus X, owner of the cult boutique Planet X to reissue the design just in time for Black Friday. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Forget the Mega Sales This Black Friday and Try Investing in “Savage Capitalism” Instead," 21 Nov. 2018 In both cases — from Washington and North Carolina — the judges are likely to reissue their rulings, thereby sending the appeal back to the Supreme Court later this year. David G. Savage,, "Supreme Court puts off further rulings on partisan gerrymandering and religion vs. same-sex weddings," 25 June 2018 The city agreed to reissue notices that explain how families can contest the allegations. Perry Stein, Washington Post, "‘They deserve to get an education for free’: Ellington students protest probe," 30 May 2018 Once designer Maria Grazia Chiuri reissued the bag for Fall 2018, a whole new generation of celebrities stepped up to embrace it. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Jennifer Lawrence, Katie Holmes, and Miranda Kerr All Agree: This Is Summer’s It Bag," 8 Aug. 2018

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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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