Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To repeat the broadcast of (a program).
  • transitive v. To receive and send out (a broadcast) again.
  • n. A broadcast that is repeated or that is relayed from another station.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. broadcast again

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. broadcast again, as of a film
  • n. a broadcast that repeated at a later time

Etymologies

re- +‎ broadcast (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • You know those free shows you can see on ABC, the ones rebroadcast from the night before that you have to click on an ad to get through?

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  • This "War of the Worlds" cast and authentic reproduction deserve "rebroadcast" - as it were

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  • Unlike entertainment, reality programming can't easily be rebroadcast, which is another way of saying you can't win by fighting the last war.

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  • If the chronological ordering of the Suzumiya Haruhi light novel series is strictly observed and the two preceding inferences are correct, the first episode of the new season will probably be an adaptation of Sasa no Ha Rhapsody and will probably air on 22 May or shortly thereafter, by which time - based on the 03 April start date of the "rebroadcast" - a gap will exist in the light novel material already covered by the first season.

    Anime Nano!

  • If the chronological ordering of the Suzumiya Haruhi light novel series is strictly observed and the two preceding inferences are correct, the first episode of the new season will probably be an adaptation of Sasa no Ha Rhapsody and will probably air on 22 May or shortly thereafter, by which time - based on the 03 April start date of the "rebroadcast" - a gap will exist in the light novel material already covered by the first season. [emphasis added]

    Anime Nano!

  • The new episodes produced for the second season will probably be mixed into the "rebroadcast" of the first season.

    Anime Nano!

  • - Episode 2 of the original animated series (chronologically, the first episode in the series 'proper timeline) is aired on Japanese television, marking the start of the previously announced "rebroadcast".

    Anime Nano!

  • That led Beck to create and act in an elaborate one-man show, with a small orchestra, video, and the obligatory large black woman singer, one performance of which was simulcast and "rebroadcast" several times to movie theatres around the country last Christmas, which leads to this year, when Beck staged

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  • Twice married to Richard Burton, their romance was named No. 3 in TV Guide Network's special, Hollywood's Greatest Love Affairs of All Time, which will rebroadcast Wednesday at 9 p.m.

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  • And there was a major kerfuffle when Comedy Central didn't re-air the episode for a while, sparking outrage from fans and speculation that Cruise put pressure on Comedy Central corporate parents Viacom and Paramount so they would not rebroadcast it, something the actor denied.

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