rerun

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ run

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, noun) IPA(key): /ˈɹiːɹʌn/
    • (file)
  • (verb) IPA(key): /ɹiːˈɹʌn/
  • (US, noun) IPA(key): /ˈɹiɹʌn/, (verb) IPA(key): /ɹiˈɹʌn/
  • Rhymes: -ʌn

Noun[edit]

rerun (plural reruns)

  1. (US) A television program shown after its initial presentation — particularly many weeks after its initial presentation; a repeat.
    I'm not a fan of the new Simpsons episodes, but the old reruns have me in stitches, although I've seen them countless times.
  2. (publishing) Another printing run (impression; batch of copies of a given edition) of a book, cartoon, etc.
  3. (politics) A political candidate who holds the same political agenda or doctrine as a past or incumbent holder of a given political office.
  4. (computing) A second or subsequent run of a program.
    Each rerun of the algorithm takes several minutes.

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  • (television program shown after its initial presentation): repeat

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Verb[edit]

rerun (third-person singular simple present reruns, present participle rerunning, simple past reran, past participle rerun)

  1. (transitive) To run (a previously broadcast television program) again.
    They're still rerunning The Flintstones on this channel.
  2. (transitive) To run (a race or other contest) again.
    rerun the election
  3. (transitive) To run (a computer program) again.
    Restart the computer and rerun the installation.

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