televise

[tel-uh-vahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), televised, televising.
to send or receive by television.

Origin:
1925–30; back formation from television

retelevise, verb (used with object), retelevised, retelevising.
untelevised, adjective
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televise (ˈtɛlɪˌvaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to put (a programme) on television
2.  (tr) to transmit (a programme, signal, etc) by television

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televise
1927 back-formation from television, on model of other verbs from nouns ending in -(v)ision (e.g. revise).
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Example sentences
Satellite trucks enable broadcast journalists to televise live scoops.
Our primary responsibility is to televise county meetings.
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