Definition of 'television'
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The only straight edges were on the television, which was even housed in a hideous gilt cabinet. DEAD BEAT (2002)This experience feels like actually being inside the television, which isn't what Luke wanted. GOING OUT (2002)Their knees in the foreground, their dinners upon them, the brown carpet, the television. THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
None of the television networks could fathom the complete shutdown of their West Coast news operations. BARRACUDA 945 (2002)
Trends of 'television'
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Translations for 'television'
British English: television /ˈtɛlɪˌvɪʒən/ NOUN
A television or a television set is a piece of electrical equipment consisting of a box with a screen on which you can watch programmes with pictures and sounds.
She turned the television on.
- American English: television
- Arabic: تِلِفِزْيُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: televisão
- Chinese: 电视
- Croatian: televizija
- Czech: televize
- Danish: fjernsyn
- Dutch: televisie
- European Spanish: televisor
- Finnish: televisio
- French: télévision
- German: Fernsehen
- Greek: τηλεόραση
- Italian: televisione
- Japanese: テレビ
- Korean: 텔레비전
- Norwegian: fjernsyn
- Polish: telewizja
- European Portuguese: televisão
- Romanian: televizor
- Russian: телевидение
- Spanish: televisión
- Swedish: tv
- Thai: โทรทัศน์
- Turkish: televizyon
- Ukrainian: телевізор
- Vietnamese: tivi
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