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Pronunciation: /ˈbrɔːdkæst; ˈbrɔːdkɑːst/

Translation of broadcast in Spanish:

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
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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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Radio broadcasting in Spain began in the 1920s. The state-run Radio Nacional de España (RNE) was established during the Civil War. There are many private radio stations and they compete fiercely. Radio personalities are paid huge salaries, out of which they employ the staff for their programs.