rereading

noun
re·​read·​ing | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈrē-diŋ How to pronounce rereading (audio) \
plural rereadings

Definition of rereading

: an act of reading something again especially from a different perspective a contemporary rereading of the classics

First Known Use of rereading

1756, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rereading was in 1756

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