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airtime

Line breaks: air|time
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːtʌɪm
 
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Definition of airtime in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1Time during which a broadcast is being transmitted: advertising takes up half the airtime on that radio station
More example sentences
  • The broadcast networks devoted less airtime to the event than ever before.
  • It will cover a large range of popular music genres and artists giving a national platform to the more obscure and less commercial tracks that rarely receive airtime on radio.
  • The law requires that television stations provide free airtime to candidates, and ratings for these advertisement blocks rival the World Cup.
1.1The time during which a mobile phone is in use.
Example sentences
  • Although we had enough airtime on our mobile phones, it was impossible to call for a rescue bus because the area had no mobile phone network.
  • It would also be in dire trouble if regulators relaxed constraints on the mobile market about supplying airtime to competitors.
  • Then came the phone card; prepaid airtime, to be used as needed.

Words that rhyme with airtime

bedtime

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