verb (past and past participle broadcast)[with object]
- 1Transmit (a program or some information) by radio or television: the announcement was broadcast live (as noun broadcasting) the 1920s saw the dawn of broadcastingMore example sentences
- The funeral ceremony was broadcast live on all television channels, which replaced scheduled programs with recitations from the Koran.
- The match was broadcast live on national television and radio.
- The event was broadcast live on government-run television and radio stations.
- 1.1 [no object] Take part in a radio or television transmission: the station broadcasts 24 hours a dayMore example sentences
- Kpig was the first commercial radio station to broadcast on the Web, and it has blazed trails ever since.
- This new deal will enable the station to broadcast on five frequencies a total of 25 hours a week of BBC programming.
- That's what KPIG has been doing since it became the first commercial radio station ever to broadcast on the Web.
- 1.2Tell (something) to many people; make widely known: we don’t want to broadcast our unhappiness to the worldMore example sentences
- Sometimes we don't even have to open our mouths to broadcast our outsider status and offend the locals.
- Again, this is probably not the place to broadcast my feelings publicly, much rather say it to you on the phone, through a text or in person.
- The correspondence was regularly posted on a web site, broadcasting the ineptitude of this spammer to the world.
- 2Scatter (seeds) by hand or machine rather than placing in drills or rows.More example sentences
- Seed is broadcast or drilled on the pastures in late winter or early spring.
- Another satisfactory method is to broadcast the seed followed by a shallow disking or harrowing and cultipacking.
- On a commercial scale, some crops may require a seed-planting drill, but you can broadcast most seed and then incorporate it with a disc pulled by a tractor.
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- A radio or television program or transmission.More example sentences
- Seychellois radio and television broadcasts offer programs in Creole, English, and French.
- This is clearly borne out in Just for Fun, a program broadcast by Cameroon Radio and Television.
- Radio and television broadcasts usually criticize the current legal situation and show sympathy for patients who are being threatened by criminal procedures.
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- Of or relating to radio or television transmission: a broadcast journalistMore example sentences
- Dutch taxpayers funded Muslim religious schools and mosques, and public television broadcast programs in Moroccan Arabic.
- One more component: the journalism and communications program funneling journalists into broadcast media.
- It will also look at the various roles in radio from broadcast law to programming and will even include studio visits for hands-on training.
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- By scattering: green manure can be sown broadcast or in rowsMore example sentences
- However, the grain is generally sown broadcast, the soil here being poorer, and the cost of labour high.
- The seed is sown broadcast and then harrowed in.
- When the season suits, October is the principal time of putting in the winter wheat, which is usually pickled, and sown broadcast.
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- Journalist and broadcaster Alistair Cooke narrates a personal history of his adopted home.
- Barry went freelance at the end of 2004 and continues to work for the BBC and other broadcasters.
- Twenty awards in total were handed out to journalists and broadcasters.