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reprint

Syllabification: re·print

Definition of reprint in English:

verb

Pronunciation: /rēˈprint
 
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[with object]
Print again or in a different form: the story has been reprinted at intervals ever since it first appeared
More example sentences
  • The 25 articles were reprinted, 9 from book chapters and 16 from 10 different journals.
  • To mark his seventieth birthday, a series of Laurent de Brunhoff's classic stories have been reprinted this year in special hardback editions.
  • I also hope his book is reprinted, the next generation of graphic designer could learn from Rob Roy's knowledge of a forgotten art.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌprint
 
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1An act of printing more copies of a work.
Example sentences
  • Publishers normally order reprints of older titles when they suddenly become topical again like in the case of Afghanistan.
  • A reprint of a copy was published in 1965.
  • Several subsequent British reprints as well as editions by Le Clerc and Imbault in Paris and Roger in Amsterdam attest to their popularity in the 18th century.
1.1A copy of a book or other material that has been reprinted.
Example sentences
  • Hacker Art Books was once frequented by such artists as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Keening and has remained an important source for specialty art books, reprints and out-of-print titles.
  • Contrary to one of the expressed goals of the Landmark series, however, none of these is a reprint of an out-of-print book or hard-to-find journal article.
  • This new edition in four volumes, a reprint of the 1962 paperback edition, costs [pounds sterling] 9.99 per volume.
1.2An offprint.

Derivatives

reprinter

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Rampant competition among reprinters also helped to guarantee a relative absence of monopoly in the production of literature.
  • Similarly we may to-day speak of J. M. Dent as the Prince of Reprinters, the man who has carried this side of publishing to the highest heights.

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