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telecast

[tel-i-kast, -kahst] /ˈtɛl ɪˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), telecast or telecasted, telecasting.
1.
noun
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; tele(vision) + (broad)cast
Related forms
telecaster, noun
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Examples from the web for telecast
  • Use this form to apply to hold a boxing, wrestling, martial arts or closed circuit telecast events.
  • The launch was telecast to colleges and universities nationwide.
  • If a telecast is used, cluster leaders and cluster members should view the telecast together.
  • Among conclusions noted is that cable operators are willing to telecast but reluctant to produce programs for the deaf.
British Dictionary definitions for telecast

telecast

/ˈtɛlɪˌkɑːst/
verb -casts, -casting, -cast, -casted
1.
to broadcast (a programme) by television
noun
2.
a television broadcast
Derived Forms
telecaster, noun
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Word Origin and History for telecast
n.

1937, from tele(vision) + (broad)cast. The verb is recorded from 1940.

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