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
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 Still, Kentucky has agreed to recanvass the vote (a process where vote tallies are reprinted from each machine) on Thursday. Nicole Goodkind, Fortune, "‘Vladmir Putin Could Not Create Better Content.’ Election Security Experts Worry False Claims of Fraud Will Disrupt 2020 Results," 12 Nov. 2019 The shows earned him enough cred to warrant an interview in his high school newspaper, which is also reprinted. Jordan Runtagh, PEOPLE.com, "New Book of Jeff Buckley’s Journals and Belongings Offers a Vivid Self-Portrait of the Late Artist," 31 Oct. 2019 The Plain Dealer this year applied its policy of not reprinting images without permission from the copyright owner to images of development projects posted on the city’s website. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Once-controversial Scranton Peninsula development in Flats wins early design approval, but with conditions," 18 Oct. 2019 The surreal world Exact Change, the experimental publishing house run by Damon Krukowski and Naomi Yang (a duo best known for their musical endeavors as Damon & Naomi and Galaxie 500), reprints works by the wild minds of literature. BostonGlobe.com, "”), and Deborah Blum (“," 12 Sep. 2019 Both letters are reprinted in their entirety below. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "Seth Hurwitz 'Stepping Aside' From Running 9:30 Club and Anthem Following Arrest," 25 Aug. 2019 This column is being reprinted in honor of Michael Grant, who spent two decades as a writer and columnist for the San Diego Union and later served as chair of Grossmont College’s journalism program. Michael Grant, San Diego Union-Tribune, "From the Archives: A lesson in loving and letting go from Michael Grant," 4 Aug. 2019 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 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Agência Pública, which co-publishes all its stories with other media groups, gets a dozen reprints on average on blogs and newspapers like Folha de S. Paulo and the Guardian. The Economist, "Latin America’s new media are growing up," 14 July 2018 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

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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
How to pronounce reprint (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of reprint

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

reprint

noun
How to pronounce reprint (audio)

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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