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telecast

Line breaks: tele|cast
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛlɪkɑːst
 
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Definition of telecast in English:

noun

A television broadcast.
Example sentences
  • I become aware of an attractive television reporter on racing telecasts.
  • The greatest baseball arenas are in our heads, what we bring to games, radio broadcasts, telecasts and newspaper reports.
  • The World Cup fever rages on, with soccer enthusiasts glued to the television for the live telecast of matches and match review programmes.

verb (past and past participle telecast)

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Transmit by television: the programme will be telecast simultaneously to nearly 150 cities
More example sentences
  • This 24-hour Urdu channel is also telecasting Ramzan-based programmes.
  • The Racetrack Television Network will also be telecasting the races.
  • And I suppose we had a long association with football over 45 years; we've been broadcasting and telecasting the games.

Derivatives

telecaster

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noun
Example sentences
  • No, you have a standard license when you're a telecaster or broadcaster.
  • While viewers and telecasters enjoy the freedoms of all-access passes, these pose clear and present dangers.
  • Leagues/organizers sell broadcast rights, then impose limits on what other telecasters can show, which is why we see 45 seconds or less of highlights per game at 11 o'clock.

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