Definition of redux in English:

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redux

Pronunciation: /rēˈdəks/ Pronunciation: /ˈrēˈdəks/

adjective

[postpositive]
Brought back; revived: the 1980s were far more than just the '50s redux
More example sentences
  • From the Day-Glo color of the carpets, the plastic decorative accoutrements to the long Formica counters, it is literally the 1960's redux.
  • However, the fear is that, like Strathclyde Region redux, it will emerge as a fully functioning big council.
  • To some extent this striking outperformance of tech shares in particular reflects an increasingly widespread conviction that history is repeating itself and that we are on the verge of seeing 1998 redux.

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin, from reducere 'bring back'.

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Syllabification: re·dux

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