broadcast

I UK [ˈbrɔːdˌkɑːst] / US [ˈbrɔdˌkæst] verb
Word forms "broadcast":
present tense I/you/we/they broadcast he/she/it broadcasts present participle broadcasting past tense broadcast or broadcasted past participle broadcast or broadcasted
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1) [intransitive/transitive] to send out messages or programmes to be received by radios or televisions
broadcast (something) on something:

The Pope's speech will be broadcast on all channels at 6.00 this evening.

broadcast (something) live (= at the moment that it is happening):

The BBC will be broadcasting the match live from Paris.

2) [transitive] to tell people something, especially something that you wanted to be a secret

You don't have to broadcast my news to the whole world!


Derived word:
broadcasting
noun uncountable
II UK [ˈbrɔːdˌkɑːst] / US [ˈbrɔdˌkæst] noun
Word forms "broadcast":
singular broadcast plural broadcasts
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a) [countable] a programme that can be seen or heard on radio or television

a radio broadcast

Channel 5's main news broadcast

b) [uncountable] the process or action of broadcasting a programme

The interview is scheduled for broadcast on Tuesday.

make/give a broadcast:

The President will make a special broadcast from the White House this evening.

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English dictionary. 2014.

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