- brought back; resurgent: the Victorian era redux.
Origin of redux
1650–60; < Latin: returning (as from war or exile), noun derivative (with passive sense) of redūcere to bring back; see reduce
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Examples from the Web for redux
After college, I worked for Francis Ford Coppola; I watched an early cut of Apocalypse Now Redux sitting in a midtown office.“It’s Too Soon”: Black Hawk Down 20 Years Later
October 3, 2013
Tax Return Redux Gingrich's team released his taxes during the Thursday debate.Most Explosive GOP Debate Moment? Gingrich Blasts Media for Ex-Wife’s Report
The Daily Beast Video
January 20, 2012
- (usually postpositive) (esp of an artistic work) presented in a new wayApocalypse Now Redux
C20: Latin: brought back
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Word Origin and History for redux
"restored, brought back," Latin, from reducere (see reduce). In book titles at least since 1662 (Dryden, "Astraea Redux," written on the restoration of Charles II).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper