[ verb ree-print; noun ree-print ]
/ verb riˈprɪnt; noun ˈriˌprɪnt /

verb (used with object)

to print again; print a new impression of.


a reproduction in print of matter already printed.
an offprint.
a new impression, without alteration, of a book or other printed work.
Philately. an impression from the original plate after the issuance of a stamp has ceased and its use for postage has been voided.

Nearby words

  1. repressor,
  2. repressor gene,
  3. reprieval,
  4. reprieve,
  5. reprimand,
  6. reprisal,
  7. reprise,
  8. repristinate,
  9. reprivatize,
  10. repro

Origin of reprint

First recorded in 1545–55; re- + print

Related formsre·print·er, nounmis·re·print, verb (used with object)un·re·print·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for reprint


noun (ˈriːˌprɪnt)

a reproduction in print of any matter already published; offprint
a reissue of a printed work using the same type, plates, etc, as the original

verb (riːˈprɪnt)

(tr) to print again
Derived Formsreprinter, noun

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Word Origin and History for reprint
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