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[ree-kree-eyt] /ˌri kriˈeɪt/
verb (used with object), re-created, re-creating.
to create anew.
Origin of re-create
First recorded in 1580-90; re- + create
Related forms
re-creatable, adjective
re-creative, adjective
re-creator, noun
Can be confused
re-create, recreate.
reproduce, remake. Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for re-create
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  • Only one of you made the effort to re-create Shylock's home.

    Judy of York Hill

    Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  • You cannot create them artificially or re-create them when once they are disintegrated.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • The other woman, having passed her youth, strove now to re-create it in her costume.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • We cannot re-create the nerve tracts that have been obliterated.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
  • The Soviet Government was obliged to re-create it, just like the army, out of fragments.

British Dictionary definitions for re-create


to create anew; reproduce
Derived Forms
re-creator, noun
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