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rerun

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verb re·run \(ˌ)rē-ˈrən\

Definition of rerun

reran

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rerun

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rerunning

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to run again or anew

Examples of rerun in a sentence

  1. Last week's show is being rerun tomorrow night.

  2. They reran the race, but the result was the same.

  3. He reran the software on my computer.

1804

First Known Use of rerun

1804


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rerun

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noun re·run \ˈrē-ˌrən, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

Definition of rerun

  1. :  the act or action or an instance of rerunning :  repetition; especially :  a movie or television show that is rerun

Examples of rerun in a sentence

  1. She spent her vacation watching summer reruns.

1922

First Known Use of rerun

1922


RERUN Defined for English Language Learners

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rerun

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verb re·run \(ˌ)rē-ˈrən\

Definition of rerun for English Language Learners

  • : to show (a television program or movie) again

  • : to do or run (something) again


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rerun

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noun re·run \ˈrē-ˌrən, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

Definition of rerun for English Language Learners

  • : a television program or movie that is shown again

  • : an occurrence in which something happens or is done again



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