TV, video (receiver), small screen, Colloq box, idiot box, Brit telly, US boob tube, Slang tube, Brit goggle-box:
My television was not working over the weekend.
cable, closed-circuit, digital, high-definition, satellite, terrestrial | commercial, state | local, national | live
Millions watched the events on live television.
| black-and-white, colour | portable
VERB + TELEVISION
The children watched television for most of the evening.
TELEVISION + VERB
broadcast sth, screen sth
The state television screened pictures of the trial.
TELEVISION + NOUN
chat show, comedy, documentary, drama, film, news, programme, series, show | debate, interview | advert/advertisement, commercial | audience, viewer | personality, presenter | actor, director | character | cameraman, crew | journalist | appearance
She recalled her first television appearance forty years ago.
| career | coverage, exposure
The Olympics receive extensive television coverage.
a television adaptation of the popular novel
| camera | aerial | channel, network, station | licence | business, company, industry, service | monitor, receiver, set | screen | aerial
She works in television.
| in front of the ~
He spends hours in front of the television every night.
| on ~
We were watching the news on television.
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