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"airwaves" in British English

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airwavesnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈeə.weɪvz/  us   /ˈer-/
the ​radiowaves used for ​broadcastingradio and ​televisionprogrammes, or, more ​generally, ​radio or ​televisionbroadcastingtime: The new ​series will be on the airwaves at 6 p.m. every ​Tuesday.
(Definition of airwaves from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"airwaves" in American English

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airwavesplural noun

 us   /ˈeərˌweɪvz/
the ​radiowaves used for ​broadcastingradio and ​televisionprograms, or more ​generally, ​radio or ​televisionbroadcasting: The ​president took to the airwaves to ​explain the ​reasons for going to ​war.
(Definition of airwaves from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"airwaves" in Business English

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airwavesnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈeəweɪvz/
COMMUNICATIONS radio ​waves that are used for ​broadcasting radio and ​televisionprogrammes, and ​sendingmobilephone, etc. ​signals, also used to refer to radio or televison ​broadcastingtime: In ​order to ​improveaccess to ​broadband, the ​governmentcleared the way for an ​auction of airwaves best suited to ​wirelessdata. The ​campaignflooded the airwaves with a ​series of TV ​ads.
(Definition of airwaves from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “airwaves”
in Chinese (Simplified) (广播、电视用的)无线电波, 播送时间…
in Chinese (Traditional) (廣播、電視用的)無線電波, 播送時間…
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