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rebroadcast

[ree-brawd-kast, -kahst] /riˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/
verb (used with object), rebroadcast or rebroadcasted, rebroadcasting.
1.
to broadcast again from the same station.
2.
to relay (a radio or television program, speech, etc., received from another station).
noun
3.
a program that is rebroadcast.
Origin of rebroadcast
1920-1925
1920-25; re- + broadcast
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  • Dabney was to take a bow on the rebroadcast, too—very much the dignified and aloof scientist.

    Operation: Outer Space William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • The next day they found the relay station which rebroadcast signals from the buried aerial—or wouldn't one say, sub-terrial?

    The Cosmic Computer Henry Beam Piper
Word Origin and History for rebroadcast
v.

also re-broadcast, 1923, from re- + broadcast (v.). Related: Rebroadcasting.

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