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broadcastverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈbrɔːd.kɑːst/ us   /ˈbrɑːd.kæst/ broadcast or US also broadcasted, broadcast or US also broadcasted
B2 to send out a programme on television or radio: Radio Caroline used to broadcast from a boat in the North Sea. The tennis championship is broadcast live to several different countries.figurative I'm leaving but please don't broadcast (= tell everyone) the fact.

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broadcasting
noun [U] uk   /ˈbrɔːdˌkɑː.stɪŋ/ us   /ˈbrɑːdˌkæs.tɪŋ/

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Huge amounts of money are spent on sports broadcasting.

broadcastnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbrɔːd.kɑːst/ us   /ˈbrɑːd.kæst/
a television or radio programme: a radio/television broadcast We watched a live broadcast of the concert.

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broadcastadjective

US UK terrestrial
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broadcastverb

us   /ˈbrɔdˌkæst/ past tense and past participle broadcast or broadcasted
to send out sound or pictures that are carried over distances using radio waves: [T] The game will be broadcast live on ESPN. [T] fig.infml Please don’t broadcast (= tell everyone) that I’m having an operation.
broadcasting
noun [U] us   /ˈbrɔdˌkæs·tɪŋ/
He’s looking for a job in broadcasting.

broadcastnoun [C]

/ˈbrɔdˌkæst/
a television or radio program: a news broadcast
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broadcastverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈbrɔːdkɑːst/ us   /ˈbrɔːdˌkæst/ broadcast, US also broadcasted, broadcast, US also broadcasted COMMUNICATIONS
to send out a programme on television or radio, or over the internet: The company's final-quarter results will be broadcast live over the internet on May 27.broadcast sth on sth Her speech was broadcast live on national TV.
broadcasting
noun [U]
He has had a long career in broadcasting.

broadcastnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbrɔːdkɑːst/ us   /ˈbrɔːdˌkæst/ COMMUNICATIONS
a television or radio programme: a radio/television broadcast We watched a live broadcast of the event.

broadcastadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈbrɔːdkɑːst/ us   /ˈbrɔːdˌkæst/ COMMUNICATIONS
relating to the activity of making programmes for television or radio: broadcast business/industry
(Definition of broadcast from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“broadcast” in American English

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Watching the detectorists
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May 31, 2016
by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

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