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television
American English: /ˈtɛləˌvɪʒən/
British English: /ˈtɛlɪvɪʒ(ə)n/
, /tɛlɪˈvɪʒ(ə)n/

Translation of television in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (medium) to see something on television
    ver algo en or por (la) televisión
    what's on television tonight?
    ¿qué dan esta noche en or por televisión?
    I've never been o appeared on television
    no he salido nunca en or por (la) televisión
    the Queen spoke on television
    la reina habló por televisión
    to watch television
    ver or mirar (la) televisión
    (before noun) (transmitter/studio/screen)
    de televisión
    (program/broadcast)
    de televisión
    televisivo
    television announcer television dinner
    (comida pre-preparada para consumir viendo la televisión)
    television license
    (licencia que debe obtenerse para poseer un receptor de televisión)
    television listings
    programación (feminine) televisiva or de televisión
    television lounge o room television network television viewer
    telespectador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    televidente (masculine or feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Method of transmitting radio and television signals that promises better-quality picture and sound, and a wider choice of channels.
    • By analogy, that term came to be applied to transmitting radio or television signals over a wide area.
    • Analog closed circuit television systems require that video tapes be changed daily or at least every other day.
    Example sentences
    • They have made provision by buying big screen televisions for spectators.
    • The race will be shown on big screens and televisions around the grounds.
    • At the moment, flat screen televisions are still the sort of thing that only corporate money can buy.
  • 3 uncountable (industry) she works in television
    trabaja en (la) televisión
    Example sentences
    • Our news columns and television broadcasts fail consistently to reflect this diversity.
    • Audiences for broadcast television news are suffering a downward flutter.
    • The same could be said of the rapid response medium of television news - viewers are now used to seeing human destruction as it happens.

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Cultural Note: television

Hoy en día, los estadounidenses pasan el 40% de su tiempo libre viendo la televisión. Los canales menos importantes, por lo general, están afiliados a las grandes redes ABC, CBS y NBC y la televisión por cable y de pago se están haciendo cada vez más comunes. En su mayor parte, la televisión norteamericana se financia con la publicidad, que ocupa el 20% del tiempo de emisión. En el Reino Unido hay dos canales públicos, la BBC1 y la BBC2, y los canales comerciales de ITV, Channel Four, y Channel Five. La televisión por satélite y por cable también están ganado popularidad, especialmente debido a que ha adquirido los derechos para transmitir los acontecimientos deportivos más importantes.

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