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"coverage" in British English

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coveragenoun [U]

uk   /ˈkʌv.ər.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈkʌv.ɚ.ɪdʒ/
  • coverage noun [U] (REPORT)

C1 media the ​reporting of a ​particularimportantevent or ​subject: What did you ​think of the BBC's ​election coverage?

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  • coverage noun [U] (DEALING WITH)

the ​fact of ​dealing with or ​directingattention to something: These ​books give very good ​grammar coverage (= they ​deal with ​grammar very well).
(Definition of coverage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coverage" in American English

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coveragenoun [U]

 us   /ˈkʌv·ər·ɪdʒ/
  • coverage noun [U] (REPORTING)

the ​job and ​responsibility of ​reporting or writing about a ​particularsubject for ​television, ​radio, or a ​newspaper or ​magazine: The TV ​station is ​trying to ​improveits coverage of ​localnews.
  • coverage noun [U] (PROTECTION)

the ​state or ​condition of being ​protected from ​financialloss, ​damage, ​accident, or having something ​stolen; ​insurance: I’ve got $50,000 ​worth of coverage for the ​contents of my ​house.
(Definition of coverage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"coverage" in Business English

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coveragenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkʌvərɪdʒ/
US (also insurance coverage) INSURANCE →  cover : Compare these ​healthinsuranceplans to ensure that you have ​adequate coverage for your ​needs.
COMMERCE the ​area in which a particular ​service is ​available, or particular ​goods are ​sold: Check out the ​wirelessservice provider's coverage before you ​sign a ​contract. Market coverage: our ​marketsinclude East, Southeast and South Asia.
COMMUNICATIONS writing about a particular ​event or ​subject: detailed/full/in-depth/wide coverage The ​presspicked up the story and gave it wide coverage. The President's ​gathering was ​closed to media coverage.
(Definition of coverage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“coverage” in American English

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