Broadcast - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbrɔːdkæst|  American pronunciation of the word broadcast
Brit.  |ˈbrɔːdkɑːst|  British pronunciation of the word broadcast
irregular verb:  p.t. — broadcast or broadcasted  p.p. — broadcast or broadcasted


- message that is transmitted by radio or television
- a radio or television show (syn: program, programme)


- broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television (syn: air, beam, send, transmit)
- sow over a wide area, especially by hand
- cause to become widely known(syn: circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, propagate, spread)


The station broadcasts the symphony live every Friday night.

The interview was broadcast from London.

If you tell her anything about your personal life she'll broadcast it to everyone in the office.

Did you hear the broadcast of last night's game?

The judge decided to allow broadcast of the trial.

They broadcast the news to the local population every day.

The President's speech will be broadcast on all channels.

CNN's live broadcast of the trial (=sent out at the same time as the events are happening)

The interview was broadcast live across Europe.

Don't broadcast the fact that he lost his job.

Mr Thornton's broadcast talks on exotic music are widely known.

They broadcast the news people want to see.

The video portion of the broadcast was fine but the sound was poor.

There was so much static on the radio we couldn't hear the broadcast.

The interview will be broadcast through a satellite hookup.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: broadcast
he/she/it: broadcasts
present participle: broadcasting
past tense: broadcast or broadcasted
past participle: broadcast or broadcasted
singular: broadcast
plural: broadcasts
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