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Definition of “television” - Learner’s Dictionary

television

noun     /ˈtelɪvɪʒən/
EQUIPMENT [C]
A1 a piece of equipment, with a screen on the front, used for watching programmes: Richard switched the television on.Television
PROGRAMMES [U]
A1 the programmes that are shown on a television: I mostly watch television in the evening. I saw it on television. a television programme Television
SYSTEM [U]
B1 the system or business of making and broadcasting programmes for television: She works in television. a television company/network →  See also closed-circuit television , satellite television Television
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