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airtimenoun [U]

 us   /ˈeərˌtɑɪm/
the ​amount of ​time that someone or something has on ​television or ​radio: The ​candidatescomplained that they weren’t given enough airtime to ​debate the ​issues.
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airtimenoun [U]

(also air time) uk   /ˈeətaɪm/  us   /ˈer-/ COMMUNICATIONS
the ​amount of ​broadcastingtime that a ​person, a ​subject, or an ​advertisement has on ​television or radio: advertising/radio/​television airtime Proposals have been put ​forward to ​cut the network's airtime.buy/sell airtime The ​company has ​spent $30,000 to ​produce a radio ​commercial and ​buy airtime.
the ​amount of ​time that someone uses their ​mobilephone during a particular ​period of ​time: Local ​calls at the ​weekend are ​free and 30 ​minutes' ​freeairtime is also ​included.
(Definition of airtime from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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