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English definition of “CCTV”


noun [U]     /ˌsiːsiːtiːˈviː/
abbreviation for closed circuit television: a system that sends television signals to a number of screens and is often used in stores as protection against thieves : on CCTV He was caught on CCTV fleeing the scene . CCTV camera / footage / screen
(Definition of CCTV noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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