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replay

verb [T] uk   /ˌriːˈpleɪ/ us  

replay verb [T] (COMPETITION)

to play a game again, especially a football game, because neither team won the first timeCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)

replay verb [T] (RECORDING)

to play something again, especially music or film recorded already: The police replayed the video of the robbery in court.Communications technology - general words

replay

noun [C] uk   /ˈriː.pleɪ/

replay noun [C] (COMPETITION)

a game, especially a football game, that is played again because neither side won the first time : The semifinal replay will be on Saturday.

replay noun [C] (RECORDING)

a part of a game or sporting event that is recorded on video and is shown again, especially to examine what happened more closely: a slow-motion replay
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