Translation of television in Spanish:

television

Pronunciation: /ˈteləvɪʒən; ˈtelɪvɪʒən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (medium) televisión (feminine) to see sth 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/delante del nombre) [transmitter/studio/screen] de televisión; [program/broadcast] de televisión, televisivo television announcer locutor, (masculine, feminine) de continuidad de televisión 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 sala (feminine) de televisión television network red (feminine) de televisión television viewer telespectador, (masculine, feminine), televidente (masculine and feminine)
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2 countable/numerable television (set) televisor (masculine), (aparato (masculine) de) televisión (feminine) to turn o switch the television on/off poner* or encender* or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) prender/apagar* el televisor or la televisión 1.3 uncountable/no numerable (industry) televisión (feminine) she works in television trabaja en (la) televisión
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    • 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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