Definition of cable television in English:

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cable television

Pronunciation: /ˈkābəl ˈteləˌviZHən/


A system in which television programs are transmitted to the sets of subscribers by cable rather than by a broadcast signal.
Example sentences
  • The rise of conservative voices on talk radio and cable television has also had some impact on the tilt and tenor of public life.
  • His television special on Kwanzaa was broadcast on Manhattan cable television.
  • The wrestling event was televised live on pay-per-view cable television and was seen around the country.

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Syllabification: ca·ble tel·e·vi·sion

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