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"podcast" in British English

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podcastnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɒd.kɑːst/  us   /ˈpɑːd.kæst/
a ​radioprogramme that is ​stored in a ​digitalform that you can download from the internet and ​play on a ​computer or on an MP3player
podcasting
noun [U] uk   /-kɑːst.ɪŋ/  us   /-kæst.ɪŋ/
the ​process of making digital recordings of ​radioprogrammes that ​people can download from the internet
(Definition of podcast from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"podcast" in American English

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podcastnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑdˌkæst/
a ​broadcast that is ​placed on the ​Internet for anyone who ​wants to ​listen to it or ​watch it: Some ​radiostations already are ​postingtheirtalkshows on ​websites to ​reach podcast ​audiences.
podcasting
noun [U]  us   /ˈpɑdˌkæs·tɪŋ/
Podcasting ​represents the next ​wave of do-it-yourself peer-to-peer ​broadcasting.
(Definition of podcast from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"podcast" in Business English

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podcastnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɒdkɑːst/  us   /ˈpɒdkæst/ INTERNET, IT, COMMUNICATIONS
a ​recordedprogramme that can be downloaded from the ​internet and listened to on an MP3player : Remember you can ​download the ​weekly Business News as a podcast. By ​sellingadvertising on his podcasts, he said he makes more ​money than most ​authors get for an ​averagebookadvance.

podcastverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈpɒdkɑːst/  us   /ˈpɒdkæst/ INTERNET, IT, COMMUNICATIONS
to ​record something as a podcast: Of ​course, ​normaltalk radio ​shows can also be podcast. They have their own ​websites where they can ​blog and podcast.
podcasting
noun [U]
Podcasting has helped him ​reach a wider ​audience.
(Definition of podcast from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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