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The act or an instance of rebroadcasting a recorded movie or a recorded television performance.
tr.v. (rē-rŭn′) re·ran (-răn′), re·run, re·run·ning, re·runs
To present a rerun of.
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vb (tr) , -runs, -running, -ran or run
1. (Film) to broadcast or put on (a film, play, series, etc) again
2. (General Sporting Terms) to run (a race, etc) again
3. (Film) a film, play, series, etc, that is broadcast or put on again; repeat
4. (General Sporting Terms) a race that is run again
5. (Computer Science) computing the repeat of a part of a computer program
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re•run(v. riˈrʌn; n. ˈriˌrʌn)
v. -ran, -run, -running,
1. to run or run off again.n.
2. the act of rerunning.
a. the showing of a motion picture or television program after its initial run or showing.
b. the motion picture or television program being shown again.
4. a restatement or imitation of something familiar; rehash.
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Past participle: rerun
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|Noun||1.||rerun - a program that is broadcast again; "she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"|
|Verb||1.||rerun - broadcast again, as of a film|
|2.||rerun - rerun a performance of a play, for example|
|3.||rerun - run again for office; "Bush wants to rerun in 1996"|
|4.||rerun - cause to perform again; "We have to rerun the subjects--they misunderstood the instructions"|
run - cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
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rerun(reran (vb: pt) (rerun (pp)))
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rerunvb: pret <reran>, ptp <rerun>
vt film → wieder or nochmals aufführen; tape → wieder or nochmals abspielen; race, elections, programme, event → wiederholen
n (of film) → Wiederaufführung f; (of tape) → Wiederabspielen nt; (of race, election, programme, event) → Wiederholung f
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