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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
1920-1925
1920-25; re- + broadcast
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Examples from the web for rebroadcast
  • It has proven to be a popular program and has been rebroadcast many times.
  • Other networks copied the images and rebroadcast them under the doctrine of fair use.
  • Yes, they are televised live, and rebroadcast for the month following the original live meeting.
  • See the current month's schedule to view rebroadcast times.
  • And rebroadcast various times as well as being available on demand.
Word Origin and History for rebroadcast
v.

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

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