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“re-enact” in British English

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re-enactverb [ T ]

also reenact uk /ˌriː.ɪˈnækt/ us /ˌriː.ɪˈnækt/

If you re-enact an event, you try to make it happen again in exactly the same way that it happened the first time, often as an entertainment or as a way to help people remember certain facts about an event:

Police officers re-enacted the crime in an attempt to get witnesses to come forward.

(Definition of “re-enact” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)