Meaning of “game show” in the English Dictionary

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"game show" in British English

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game shownoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡeɪm ˌʃəʊ/ us /ˈɡeɪm ˌʃoʊ/

a television programme where people score points by answering questions 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)

"game show" in American English

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game shownoun [ C ]

/ˈɡeɪm ˌʃoʊ/

a television program in which people compete for money and prizes, often by answering questions

(Definition of “game show” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)