Translation of broadcast in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈbrɔːdkæst; ˈbrɔːdkɑːst/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado broadcast)

  • 1 1.1 (transmit) [programme/news] transmitir, emitir the fight was broadcast live la pelea se transmitió or (Spain/España) se retransmitió en directo 1.2 (make known) [news/rumor] difundir, divulgar* don't go broadcasting it around the office no vayas a publicarlo por toda la oficina
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
  • 2 (scatter) [seeds] diseminar, sembrar* a voleo
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    • 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.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado broadcast)

  • [station] transmitir, emitir the Prime Minister will broadcast to the nation la Primera Ministra se dirigirá a la nación
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    • 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.


  • programa (masculine), emisión (feminine) [formal] (before noun/delante del nombre) broadcast journalism periodismo (masculine) de radio y televisión broadcast media (+ plural verb/+ verbo en plural) medios (masculine plural) de radiodifusión y teledifusión broadcast network (broadcasting station) estación (feminine) emisora (group) cadena (feminine) de radio y televisión broadcast news noticias (feminine plural) de radio y televisión

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