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equal time

Syllabification: e·qual time

Definition of equal time in English:

noun

(In broadcasting) a principle of allowing equal air time to opposing points of view, especially to political candidates for two or more parties.
Example sentences
  • So I called them back, offered equal time to explain things.
  • I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
  • I'm going to give Senator Durbin equal time on that in just a moment.

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