[ verb ree-ruhn; noun ree-ruhn ]
/ verb riˈrʌn; noun ˈriˌrʌn /
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verb (used with object), re·ran, re·run, re·running.
to run again.
the act of rerunning.
a showing of a motion picture or television program after its initial run, usually some months or years later.
the motion picture or television program being shown again.
Informal. a person or thing that is merely a restatement or imitation of something familiar; rehash: The plot is just a rerun of every other spy story.
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How to use rerun in a sentence
Now that I’ve watched the reruns, I believe Kercheval is the best male actor on the show.To detox from the news, I binge-watched ‘Dallas.’ It was more than just fun.|Sibbie O'Sullivan|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
His test taken Tuesday morning under the league’s daily testing program was inconclusive, and a rerun of that test also was inconclusive, according to that person.NFL says it made ‘safest possible decision’ in playing game after Dez Bryant’s positive test|Mark Maske|December 9, 2020|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for rerun
verb (riːˈrʌn) -runs, -running or -ran (tr)
to broadcast or put on (a film, play, series, etc) again
to run (a race, etc) again
a film, play, series, etc, that is broadcast or put on again; repeat
a race that is run again
computing the repeat of a part of a computer program
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