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television

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈtel·əˌvɪʒ·ən/ (abbreviation TV)
a large box with a viewing screen which receives electrical signals and changes them into moving pictures and sound: [C] Most homes have televisions. Television is also the programs that you watch, or the business of broadcasting them: [U] Is there anything interesting on television tonight? [U] Your problem is that you watch too much television.
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