reprint

verb
re·​print | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈprint How to pronounce reprint (audio) \
reprinted; reprinting; reprints

Definition of reprint

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to print again : make a reprint of

reprint

noun
re·​print | \ ˈrē-ˌprint How to pronounce reprint (audio) , (ˌ)rē-ˈprint\

Definition of reprint (Entry 2 of 2)

: a reproduction of printed matter: such as
a : a subsequent printing of a book already published that preserves the identical text of the previous printing
b : offprint
c : matter (such as an article) that has appeared in print before

Examples of reprint in a Sentence

Verb

She gave permission to reprint her article.

Noun

The novel is already on its fifth reprint. The publisher does reprints of books written in the early 1900s. This is a reprint of an article that was originally published in the New York Times.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

The superintendent said the school will reprint a page of the yearbook to include all students. Minyvonne Burke, NBC News, "Alabama girl wore tux for senior portrait. Her school yearbook left her picture out.," 17 Aug. 2019 Simply print out the cover following the instructions reprinted below. Cecil Beaton, Vogue, "Welcome In 2019 With a DIY Art Project, Courtesy of Vogue and Salvador Dalí," 31 Dec. 2018 The school is having the yearbooks reprinted without the image, KARE reported. Faith Karimi And Sheena Jones, CNN, "They posed in blackface and bullied African-American classmates. The school district failed to act, parents say," 5 Sep. 2019 The story below was originally shared on his Twitter account and has been reprinted with his permission. Rich Ohrnberger, azcentral, "Not every NFL career ends with a news conference goodbye, some end quietly in hotel bars," 27 Aug. 2019 Howard said the school will be reprinting a page of the recent yearbook to correct misspelling of a student's name and to include all students, regardless of their wardrobe, the affiliate said. Htv National Desk, Houston Chronicle, "This girl wore a tux for her senior portrait. Her school yearbook left her picture out.," 20 Aug. 2019 The graphics team reprinted the posters, which Javed scores for free from a record store. Emily Zemler, Los Angeles Times, "In ‘Blinded By the Light,’ racism, Thatcher-ism and economic struggle influence ’80s nostalgia," 15 Aug. 2019 The following excerpt is reprinted with permission from State: A Team, a Triumph, a Transformation by Melissa Isaacson, August 2019, Midway Books. Melissa Isaacson, SI.com, "How the 1979 Niles West Girls Basketball Team Navigated the Early Years of Title IX," 5 Aug. 2019 Though the images weren’t seen in mainstream publications until decades later, the print run of that Jet issue sold out and the pictures were reprinted widely in the black press. Syreeta Mcfadden, The Atlantic, "Why Ebony Magazine’s Archives Were Saved," 31 July 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Rights to the paperback edition of that book were sold for $3.2 million, then the highest price ever paid for a fiction reprint. Nora Krug, chicagotribune.com, "Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91," 24 June 2019 Rights to the paperback edition of that book were sold for $3.2 million, then the highest price ever paid for a fiction reprint. Nora Krug, chicagotribune.com, "Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91," 24 June 2019 Even more upsetting to fans is news that while there will be new covers, the material inside will be reprints from the past. Patrick May, The Mercury News, "‘The great art of subversion’: Fans pay tribute after Mad announces end of 67-year run," 5 July 2019 Rights to the paperback edition of that book were sold for $3.2 million, then the highest price ever paid for a fiction reprint. Nora Krug, chicagotribune.com, "Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91," 24 June 2019 In 1937, the comic books began to use stories centered on one character and dropped the news reprints. San Diego Union-Tribune, "From the Archives: San Diego’s first Comic-Con featured Ray Bradbury," 19 July 2019 Rights to the paperback edition of that book were sold for $3.2 million, then the highest price ever paid for a fiction reprint. Nora Krug, chicagotribune.com, "Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91," 24 June 2019 Customers can also buy socks featuring a reprint of artwork created by Harc ArtSparks participants. Lydia Gerike, courant.com, "Hartford Foundation nonprofit program to provide up to $40,000 for 10 nonprofits starting new funding ventures," 3 July 2019 Lyric sites like Genius have skirmished with publishers over the past several years; Genius suggested that the reprints could be defended as fair use but ultimately struck deals with record labels. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "Pandora is being sued for showing Tom Petty song lyrics," 18 June 2019

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First Known Use of reprint

Verb

1551, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1611, in the meaning defined above

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reprint

verb

English Language Learners Definition of reprint

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to print (something, such as a book, article, etc.) again

reprint

noun

English Language Learners Definition of reprint (Entry 2 of 2)

: the act of printing more copies of a book
: a book, story, etc., that is printed again

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