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broadcast

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Broadcasting
broadcastbroad‧cast1 /ˈbrɔːdkɑːst $ ˈbrɒːdkæst/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TCBTELEVISION/RADIOa programme on the radio or on television 🔊 a news broadcast 🔊 CNN’s live broadcast of the trial (=sent out at the same time as the events are happening)COLLOCATIONStypes of broadcasta radio/television broadcastThe president addressed the nation in a television broadcast.a satellite broadcastThe match was shown live in a world-wide satellite broadcast.a news broadcastThe BBC's evening news broadcast was interrupted.a party political broadcast (=a short television advertisement made by a political party)How are party political broadcasts funded?an election broadcast (=shown before an election to persuade people to vote for a party)a Labour party election broadcasta live broadcast (=shown or heard as it is happening)a live television broadcast from Beijingan Internet broadcastAn Internet broadcast can reach a truly global audience.verbsmake/do a broadcastHe made a long broadcast over the radio.give a broadcastThe prime minister gave a television broadcast to the country at 10:15.
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broadcastThe government has banned all broadcasts by opposition groups.The exciting thing about the show is that it's a live broadcast and anything can happen.My daily Radio Column covered a wide spectrum of programme interests, a large part of which was concerned with local broadcasts.Meyer had no broadcasting experience when he created Midwest Television.All radio broadcasts and church publications continue to be closely monitored by the government.Chamberlain's dramatic radio broadcast announcing the Declaration of War in 1939.Old photographs, and some archive film footage or earlier radio broadcasts would also be included, depending on the period being studied.From 1969 he composed music for his own groups formed for recordings, broadcasts and tours.Federal law prohibits the broadcast from being recorded.In a nationwide TV broadcast, the prime minister explained why he was resigning.live broadcastWith technology what it is, the promise was there for more live broadcast coverage than in the history of the Olympics.Liberal politicians paraded through the studios, providing soundbites that were instantly fed into the live broadcasts.As everyone who has watched the live broadcast remembers, El Comandante spoke for fifty-five minutes.The activity centres around the big top in Stockton High Street offering free all day entertainment with live broadcasts and personal appearances.
Related topics: Broadcasting
broadcastbroadcast2 ●●○ verb (past tense and past participle broadcast) 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]TCB to send out radio or television programmes 🔊 The interview was broadcast live across Europe.2 [transitive]PUBLICIZE/MAKE KNOWN to tell something to a lot of people 🔊 Don’t broadcast the fact that he lost his job.
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broadcastThere they would force Khomeini to negotiate a deal and to broadcast it to the people.The whole race will be broadcast live from Monza.Radio WXLM broadcasts on 98.2 FM.He will speak to radio shows that broadcast over a tin can and lengths of string.The interview was broadcast Sunday on "Face the Nation."The funeral was broadcast to the whole nation.Don't go broadcasting what I've told you all over the office.broadcast liveCBS will broadcast the championship game live.More television work came with an episode of Emergency Ward 10, then broadcast live.When these pictures were broadcast live across international television screens, it was obvious that the issue was misogyny, not theology.A commentary of the day's activities will be broadcast live across North Staffordshire by Hospital Radio.The programme will be broadcast live from Banbury School in Oxfordshire.Capital Radio's Kid Jensen will broadcast live from the ship while it is in London.The session started early and finished late, and was broadcast live on all cable news channels.Sky will broadcast live Premier League matches on Sunday afternoons and Monday evenings.At the same time a reforestation telethon will be broadcast live via satellite and by radio around the world.
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Verb table
broadcast
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybroadcast
he, she, itbroadcasts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybroadcast
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave broadcast
he, she, ithas broadcast
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad broadcast
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill broadcast
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have broadcast
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam broadcasting
he, she, itis broadcasting
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you, we, theyare broadcasting
Past
I, he, she, itwas broadcasting
you, we, theywere broadcasting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been broadcasting
he, she, ithas been broadcasting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been broadcasting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be broadcasting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been broadcasting
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