replay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “replay” in the English Dictionary

"replay" in British English

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replayverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌriːˈpleɪ/

replay verb [T] (COMPETITION)

to ​play a ​game again, ​especially a ​footballgame, because neither ​teamwon the first ​time

replay verb [T] (RECORDING)

to ​play something again, ​especiallymusic or ​videorecorded already: The ​police replayed the ​video of the ​robbery in ​court.

replaynoun [C]

uk   /ˈriː.pleɪ/

replay noun [C] (COMPETITION)

a ​game, ​especially a ​footballgame, that is ​played again because neither ​sidewon the first ​time : The ​semifinal replay will be on ​Saturday.

replay noun [C] (RECORDING)

a ​part of a ​game or ​sportingevent that is ​recorded on video and is ​shown again, ​especially to ​examine what ​happened more ​closely: a slow-motion replay
(Definition of replay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"replay" in American English

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 us   /ˈriˌpleɪ/

replay noun (REPETITION)

[C usually sing] a ​repetition of an ​earlierevent: Interest ​rates were ​lowered to ​avoid a replay of the ​stockmarketcrash.

replay noun (REPEATED PLAYING)

[C] a ​playing for a second ​time, sometimes at a ​slowerspeed, of a ​recording, esp. of an ​eventshown on ​television: News ​programsbroadcastendless replays of the ​shooting.
verb [T]  us   /riˈpleɪ/
I replayed the ​night in my ​mind.
(Definition of replay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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