Definition of rebroadcast in English:

rebroadcast

Line breaks: re|broad|cast
Pronunciation: /riːˈbrɔːdkɑːst
 
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verb (past and past participle rebroadcast)

[with object]
Broadcast or relay (a programme or signal) again: the documentary will be rebroadcast on Saturday the radio dial is jammed with signals caught and rebroadcast by repeater antennas
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  • It reduced the 10,000 fans in the ground to a state of hysteria and since BBC was rebroadcasting RTE's pictures across the globe, millions must have watched in wonder.
  • An extra three million listeners are now listening through rebroadcasting partners than last year - that's 47 million listeners, over 31 per cent of the total audience.
  • The television screen is continually rebroadcasting footage of jeering Palestinians flashing victory signs on a street in Nablus.

noun

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A repeated or relayed broadcast: unless it is a rebroadcast, the teacher will only have a very general idea of what the programme is about
More example sentences
  • Table Mountain has been chosen as the hub of the World Service's 70th anniversary celebrations because it was the site of one of the first rebroadcasts sent back to London.
  • Any debate sponsor should thoroughly research all federal, state or local rules that might apply to the broadcast, to the debate itself, to the rebroadcast, to the transcript and to who is invited to participate in the debate.
  • TV have also gone so far as to cut the segment from the rebroadcast of the show that was scheduled for earlier this evening.

Derivatives

rebroadcaster

noun
More example sentences
  • Audiences in the USA via FM rebroadcasters on public radio are now at their highest level ever at 3.9 million, up 70% over the last two years from 2.3 million.
  • Listeners can tune into an increasing number of FM rebroadcasters, as well as listen by digital satellite and cable.
  • In the new global figures, audiences in the USA via FM rebroadcasters are at their highest level ever.

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