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instant replay

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  1. Also called, British, action replay. Television.
    1. the recording and immediate rebroadcasting of a segment of a live television broadcast, especially of a sports event: an instant replay of the touchdown pass.
    2. a segment recorded and immediately rebroadcast.
  2. Informal. the repetition, review, or reenactment of something immediately or soon after its initial occurrence.
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Origin of instant replay

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for instant replay

instant replay

  1. another name for action replay
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