Definition of rerun in English:
Pronunciation: /rēˈrən /(reruns, rerunning; past reran; past participle rerun) [with object]
Show or perform (something, especially a television program) again.
- We'd sit through that evening's show and if the first few films were good, we might sit through the start of the second show, which reran the same films.
- I wasn't old enough to care when this appeared first time, so it's really amazing to see BBC Four rerunning this over the next week, with the modern sequel to follow.
- We discovered that our local animation channel was rerunning old Bugs Bunny cartoons in the early evening.
Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌrən /Back to top
A program, event, or competition that occurs or is run again: a rerun of the Mideast crisis watching reruns on TV
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- In Australia, in a match billed as a rerun of the World Cup final just seven months after the event, they lost 15-51.
- When he didn't, I flipped to a rerun of a game show I used to watch with my parent's as a kid.
- Progressives of today want a rerun of that era and the immediate political battle that ensued back then.
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