Definition of rerelease in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēriˈlēs/


[with object]
Release (a recording or movie) again: he is rereleasing his 1983 hit single
More example sentences
  • We re-released the film in 1987 and it was a hit, successful compared to its initial run and I really hadn't thought about the film till then.
  • Shot on location, this recently re-released film offers plenty to adore.
  • The film was re-released in a colourised version after the end of the Second World War, a telling sign of its commercial success and popularity.


1The action of releasing a recording or movie again: the rerelease of Disney’s 1937 classic
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  • Ad Campaign shows some examples of the poster and lobby card advertising used in the 1941 original release and the 1956 re-release campaigns.
  • It was a clever move - a way to justify the film's re-release while still mocking the idea of a director's cut itself - yet not a wholly original one.
  • Piccadilly, recently restored and too-long unseen, premiered its newly composed score as part of the film's re-release.
1.1A recording or movie that is released for a second or subsequent time.
Example sentences
  • And the subsequent re-releases and sequels only expanded the empire, opening it up to younger children and future generations.
  • It seems that nowadays re-releases of classic films focus solely on the visual element of a movie and forget that going to the cinema is also an aural experience.
  • These two albums represent the most important re-releases of the year.

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Syllabification: re·re·lease

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