|Main Entry:||equal time|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||in broadcasting, the requirement and practice of giving equal air time to opposing candidates or a divergent point of view|
|Example:||The Democrats got equal time after the President's address.|
A ruling of the United States government, administered by the Federal Communications Commission, requiring that all candidates for public office be given equal access to the free or paid use of radio and television.