rerun

[ verb ree-ruhn; noun ree-ruhn ]
/ verb riˈrʌn; noun ˈriˌrʌn /

verb (used with object), re·ran, re·run, re·running.

to run again.

noun

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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Origin of rerun

First recorded in 1795–1805; re- + run
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British Dictionary definitions for reran

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

noun (ˈriːˌrʌn)

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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