Definition of “airtime” - English Dictionary

“airtime” in American English

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airtimenoun [ U ]

us /ˈeərˌtɑɪm/

the amount of time that someone or something has on television or radio:

The candidates complained that they weren’t given enough airtime to debate the issues.

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

“airtime” in Business English

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airtimenoun [ U ]

also air time uk /ˈeətaɪm/ us /ˈer-/ COMMUNICATIONS

the amount of broadcasting time that a person, a subject, or an advertisement has on television or radio:

advertising/radio/television airtime
Proposals have been put forward to cut the network's airtime.
buy/sell airtime The company has spent $30,000 to produce a radio commercial and buy airtime.

the amount of time that someone uses their mobile phone during a particular period of time:

Local calls at the weekend are free and 30 minutes' free air time is also included.

(Definition of “airtime” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)