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airplay

[air-pley] /ˈɛərˌpleɪ/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of broadcasting recorded material over radio or television.
Origin of airplay
1965-1970
1965-70; air1 + play
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British Dictionary definitions for airplay

airplay

/ˈɛəˌpleɪ/
noun
1.
(of recorded music) radio exposure
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Word Origin and History for airplay
n.

1950 in radio sense, from air (n.1) + play.

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