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airwaves

Line breaks: air|waves
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːweɪvz
 
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Definition of airwaves in English:

plural noun

The radio frequencies used for broadcasting: football pervades the airwaves
More example sentences
  • Young broadcasters hit the airwaves this week after the launch of their school's radio station.
  • The intention of the Voices project is to give airtime to voices not usually heard on the BBC's airwaves.
  • It's the first time I'm being let loose on the airwaves as a presenter!

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