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rerun

verb [T] uk   /ˌriːˈrʌn/ (present participle rerunning, past tense reran, past participle rerun) us  
to show a television programme, film, etc. again: The James Bond films are always being rerun on television.

rerun

noun uk   /ˈriː.rʌn/ us  
[C] a programme or film that has already been shown before on television: This week's films are all reruns. [C usually singular] something that happens or is done again: The Popular Party is demanding a rerun of last week's presidential poll.
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