Definition of reprint in English:

reprint

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Print again or in a different form.

    ‘the story has been reprinted at intervals ever since it first appeared’
    • ‘The book reached number one in Ireland and was reprinted three times in three weeks following its release last year.’
    • ‘This poem and many others have been reprinted in anthologies and journals worldwide.’
    • ‘In fact half of its twenty-eight pieces are reprinted from that book.’
    • ‘These photographs have seldom, if ever, been reprinted; they do not suit the new context.’
    • ‘The 25 articles were reprinted, 9 from book chapters and 16 from 10 different journals.’
    • ‘It was reprinted by former LIFE editor Edward K. Thompson in his autobiography, along with the story behind it.’
    • ‘It was the beginning of a firm friendship, and we collaborated in a book that reprinted the narrative that Orr had written to go with his images.’
    • ‘While her other books have gone out of print, Mythology has been reprinted many times.’
    • ‘The following story is reprinted from Dakota Dirt, a newsletter published by South Dakota State University Soil Testing Lab.’
    • ‘In its newly reprinted edition, this text will remain a staple for the study of early music.’
    • ‘The book was taken off the shelves in England and wasn't reprinted in the US, though amended versions were later republished in both countries.’
    • ‘The second and final installment of an edited transcription is reprinted here with the author's generous permission.’
    • ‘Perrault's fables were much reprinted and adapted by the Victorians into children's picture books, burlesque, and pantomime.’
    • ‘An edited transcription is reprinted here, in two parts, with the author's generous permission.’
    • ‘To mark his seventieth birthday, a series of Laurent de Brunhoff's classic stories have been reprinted this year in special hardback editions.’
    • ‘This article by Robert R. Reilly appears in the December edition of Crisis Magazine and is reprinted with kind permission of the author.’
    • ‘This travesty of Richardson's novel became the most frequently reprinted edition of the early 19th century.’
    • ‘Her poetry, essays, and short fiction have appeared in many magazines and have been reprinted in the Pushcart and Best American Poetry anthologies.’
    • ‘His book The Bayeux Tapestry has just been reprinted by Thames and Hudson.’
    • ‘I also hope his book is reprinted, the next generation of graphic designer could learn from Rob Roy's knowledge of a forgotten art.’
    set in print, send to press, run off, preprint, reprint, pull, proof, copy, reproduce
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noun

  • 1An act of printing more copies of a work.

    • ‘Publishers normally order reprints of older titles when they suddenly become topical again like in the case of Afghanistan.’
    • ‘We'd publish reprints and vintage articles, a new article that had to do with a similar topic, and a technical, aesthetic, history or conservation article.’
    • ‘Most of the Fujifilm Aladdin and Kodak Picture Maker kiosks you'll find in stores were designed to make reprints from scanned-in photos.’
    • ‘A reprint of a copy was published in 1965.’
    • ‘Or do you tell your customer that you can fix her photo, have it enlarged, add some reprints for other relatives and give her an exquisite custom frame job?’
    • ‘A second edition appeared in 1881 and many reprints followed in this century, especially during the 1960s after the publication of William Styron's controversial novel The Confessions of Nat Turner.’
    • ‘Several subsequent British reprints as well as editions by Le Clerc and Imbault in Paris and Roger in Amsterdam attest to their popularity in the 18th century.’
    • ‘Apart from a reprint of The Home Place in 1968 and a second edition of The Inhabitants in 1972, both his landmark photo-texts were long out of print until 1999.’
    print run, printing, imprinting, imprint, reprint, issue, edition, version, publication
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    1. 1.1A copy of a book or other material that has been reprinted.
      • ‘It sold out after six months of being widely available, but a paperback reprint is being prepared for the spring by I.B. Tauris.’
      • ‘This contains reprints of articles from books and periodicals by the editors, Douglas Gomery, Nicholas Garnham, Oscar H. Gandy Jr., and Robert W. McChesney.’
      • ‘There are three new reprints of books on the Second World War.’
      • ‘Dave and I are starting a new imprint, modestly called ‘The Collins Library,’ to do hardcover reprints of old, forgotten books.’
      • ‘In most cases they did not even mention that these are not new books - merely reprints of editions available for a long time.’
      • ‘Prion is rapidly establishing a name for itself as one of the most important publisher of paperback reprints of titles that have become established as ‘classic’ texts.’
      • ‘This book, a reprint of a collection first published in 1960, is intended to shed some light on this neglected phase of Yeats's life.’
      • ‘The second Trollopian wave came crashing in with the paperback classic reprints series which were pioneered by the Penguin English Library (now Penguin Classics) in the late 1960s.’
      • ‘Contrary to one of the expressed goals of the Landmark series, however, none of these is a reprint of an out-of-print book or hard-to-find journal article.’
      • ‘This is the first reprint of the book since the 1790s and is well edited.’
      • ‘The book also contains a reprint of a funny science fiction short story, ‘Roll Over Beethoven,’ written by Cooper and Larry S. Haverkos.’
      • ‘Finally, there is the 1972 Edinburgh Film Festival Booklet, edited by Jon Halliday and Laura Mulvey, which accompanied a retrospective of some twenty Sirk films and contains both reprints and new material.’
      • ‘This new edition in four volumes, a reprint of the 1962 paperback edition, costs [pounds sterling] 9.99 per volume.’
      • ‘Hacker Art Books was once frequented by such artists as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Keening and has remained an important source for specialty art books, reprints and out-of-print titles.’
      • ‘Finally, should there be a reprint of this book, one can hope that the Press will take the trouble to weed out the endless proofreading errors that deface the present text.’
      • ‘To celebrate turning 15, Penguin promises an ‘Editor's Choice’ series of cheap reprints of books published abroad, by authors like Mario Vargas Llosa and Orhan Pamuk.’
      • ‘In fact, the Premchand volume does not even bother to name an editor; it contains simply a reprint of four books of translations of Premchand by three different translators published over the last decade or two.’
      • ‘Their books have received great recognition, meriting several reprints and earning numerous literary awards.’
      • ‘This volume is an unabridged reprint of the original volume published in The Musicians Library Series by Oliver Ditson Company, Boston, in 1915.’
      • ‘I have discovered a few minor ones, but the biggest gaffe so far - a large chunk missing from Stravinsky's work list - has already been seen to, and purchasers of the books will receive a reprint of the full list.’
    2. 1.2An offprint.