Meaning of “TV” in the English Dictionary

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"TV" in British English

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TVnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌtiːˈviː/ us /ˌtiːˈviː/

A1 abbreviation for television:

We ate in front of (= while watching) the TV.
What's on TV tonight?
You watch too much TV!

More examples

  • Who turned the TV on?
  • You said we could watch TV when we've finished our homework.
  • Our TV license expires next month.
  • What's on TV tonight - anything special?
  • You watch too much TV - you should get out more, or take up a hobby.

(Definition of “TV” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"TV" in American English

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abbreviation fortelevision

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