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[ree-ish-oo or, esp. British, -is-yoo]
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  1. something that is issued again, as a book or a motion picture.
  2. an official reprinting of a postage stamp after the original printing has been stopped.
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verb (used with object), re·is·sued, re·is·su·ing.
  1. to issue again.
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verb (used without object), re·is·sued, re·is·su·ing.
  1. to come forth or flow out again.
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Origin of reissue

First recorded in 1610–20; re- + issue
Related formsre·is·su·a·ble, adjective
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verb (tr)
  1. to issue (a recording, book, etc) again
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  1. something, esp a recording or book, which has been issued again
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Word Origin and History for reissued



1610s, from re- "back, again" + issue (v.). Related: Reissued; reissuing. The noun is attested from 1805.

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