Definition of gavel-to-gavel in English:

gavel-to-gavel

Syllabification: gav·el-to-gav·el

adjective

Lasting from beginning to end of a formal session or meeting, such as a political convention: uninterrupted gavel-to-gavel coverage without commentary
More example sentences
  • The network plans gavel-to-gavel coverage from the convention floor, as it has in the past.
  • This year, both announced that they plan to give full gavel-to-gavel coverage of both conventions on the Internet and selected prime time television coverage.
  • It's their turn to provide gavel-to-gavel coverage of a national political convention as Democrats gather in Los Angeles this week.

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