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English definition of “re-enact”

re-enact

verb [T] (also reenact)     /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.Acting, rehearsing and performing
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