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television

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈtel.ɪ.vɪʒ.ən/ /ˌtel.ɪˈvɪʒ-/ us    /-ə-/ (also TV, UK informal telly)
A1 a device shaped like a box with a screen that receives electrical signals and changes them into moving images and sound, or the method or business of sending images and sound by electrical signals: a 3D/an HD television Could you turn the television down? It's one of the few television programmes that I always make a point of watching. Is there anything interesting on television tonight? Clare has worked in television since she left college. Your problem is that you watch too much television.
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