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game show

noun [C] uk   us  
a television programme where people score points by answering questions or doing things: a game show host (= a person who introduces the programme and asks the questions)
Translations of “game show”
in Korean (티비) 게임 프로…
in Arabic بَرْنامَج أَلْعاب…
in Portuguese programa de jogos…
in Catalan concurs televisiu…
in Japanese (テレビの)ゲーム番組, クイズ番組…
in Italian telequiz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電視遊戲節目…
in Russian телеигра…
in Turkish tv yarışma programı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电视竞赛节目…
in Polish teleturniej…
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