variants or re-release
rereleased or re-released; rereleasing or re-releasing
: to release (something) again
rereleasing classic films
… the book was re-released in April 2002 with a new epilogue.—Tony Semerad
Those albums were never rereleased on CD …—Derek Small
plural rereleases or re-releases
Even before the big re-release in 1997, Star Wars had generated almost $2 billion in movie-ticket and rental sales … —Zillions
Recent Examples on the Web Crockett will rerelease his 2022 album The Man From Waco, No. 2 on Rolling Stone’s best country albums of the year, on May 26. —Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone, 19 Apr. 2023 Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, was rereleased less than a year later on July 21, 1978. —John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 4 May 2023 Both Drowning by Numbers and The Draughtsman’s Contract were recently restored and rereleased. —Vulture, 3 May 2023 Left unchecked, a dirty washing machine can trap grime and odors that eventually get rereleased onto your clothes and linens. —Jada Jackson, House Beautiful, 26 Apr. 2023 Never before has any [Pakistan] film rereleased within six months of its original release. —Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 19 Apr. 2023 This film was rereleased on DVD in the early 2000s and is available for purchase on Amazon.com. —Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 12 Apr. 2023 Kevin Fitzpatrick, president of the Dorothy Parker Society, said that the book elevated Parker’s profile enough to persuade Penguin Classics to rerelease collections of her short stories and poems in the 1990s. —Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, 23 Jan. 2023 Kevin Fitzpatrick, president of the Dorothy Parker Society, said that the book elevated Mrs. Parker’s profile enough to persuade Penguin Classics to rerelease collections of her short stories and poems in the 1990s. —Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 22 Jan. 2023 See More
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