Definition of repost in English:

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repost

verb

Pronunciation: /riːˈpəʊst/
[with object]
1Post (a letter or parcel) for a second or further time: the letter had been sent to California and then reposted from there
More example sentences
  • There were four letters in the box, none of which was addressed to us. Three I re-delivered, the other I re-posted.
  • Since the two owners were not on speaking terms they would simply repost any wrongly-delivered mail in the pillar box half way down the hill.
  • I reposted the letters and he got them just fine the second time I mailed them.
2Post (a piece of writing, image, or other item of content) online for a second or further time: he left a comment on the thread which I think deserves more attention so I’m reposting it this morning
More example sentences
  • You may add this article to your website or repost it elsewhere but only in its entirety.
  • The source code for Gaobot is in the public domain and has been modified and reposted by ‘thousands worldwide’.
  • Since the questions were similar in nature - and because disk imaging is such an essential topic - I have decided to repost an article which illustrates the basics of disk imaging versus ‘regular file backup’.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈriːpəʊst/
A piece of writing, image, or other item of content that has been posted online for a second or further time: I know it’s a repost but this article is a must-read
More example sentences
  • I didn't get many reviews before, so that's the reason for the repost.
  • Gage's repost can be attacked on two major grounds.
  • Sorry if this is a repost, my browser here at work is struggling to deal with the load of comments.

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