[ ree-im-presh-uh n ]
/ ˌri ɪmˈprɛʃ ən /


a second or repeated impression.
a reprinting or a reprint.


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Origin of reimpression

First recorded in 1610–20; re- + impression Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for reimpression

/ (ˌriːɪmˈprɛʃən) /


a reprinting of a book without editorial changes or additions
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