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retelling

[ree-tel-ing] /riˈtɛl ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a new, and often updated or retranslated, version of a story.
Origin of retelling
1635-1645
1635-45; re- + tell1 + -ing1

retell

[ree-tel] /riˈtɛl/
verb (used with object), retold [ree-tohld] /riˈtoʊld/ (Show IPA), retelling.
1.
to tell (a story, tale, etc.) over again or in a new way:
It’s Sleeping Beauty retold with a different twist.
Origin
re- + tell1
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retell

/riːˈtɛl/
verb (transitive) -tells, -telling, -told
1.
to relate (a story, etc) again or differently
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retell

v.

1590s, from re- "back, again" + tell (v.). Related: Retold; retelling.

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