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Meaning of “game show” in the English Dictionary

"game show" in British English

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game shownoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​televisionprogramme where ​peoplescorepoints by ​answeringquestions or doing things: a ​game show host (= a ​person who ​introduces the ​programme and ​asks the ​questions)
(Definition of game show from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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game shownoun [C]

 /ˈɡeɪm ˌʃoʊ/
a ​televisionprogram in which ​peoplecompete for ​money and ​prizes, often by ​answeringquestions
(Definition of game show from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “game show”
in Arabic بَرْنامَج أَلْعاب…
in Korean (티비) 게임 프로…
in Portuguese programa de jogos…
in Catalan concurs televisiu…
in Japanese (テレビの)ゲーム番組, クイズ番組…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电视竞赛节目…
in Turkish tv yarışma programı…
in Russian телеигра…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電視遊戲節目…
in Italian telequiz…
in Polish teleturniej…
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