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channel

noun [C]  us   /ˈtʃæn·əl/

channel noun [C] (PASSAGE)

a passage for water or other liquids to flow along, or a part of a river or other area of water that is deep and wide enough to provide a route for ships to travel along A channel is also a narrow part of the sea between a continent and an island: the English Channel

channel noun [C] (TELEVISION STATION)

a television station: She switched to another channel to watch the news.

channel noun [C] (DIRECT)

a way of giving, directing, or communicating something: We’ve established a regular distribution channel for these products.

channel

verb [T]  us   /ˈtʃæn·əl/

channel verb [T] (DIRECT)

to direct something into a particular place or situation: A lot of money has been channeled into cancer research.
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