Meaning of TELEVISION in English

TELEVISION

noun

1

BAD : The whole world watched the cup final on televisions.

GOOD : The whole world watched the cup final on television.

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Television (also TV ) is usually uncountable: 'The children watch a lot of television.' 'The article explains how television affects family life.'

As a countable noun it means 'a television set': 'Some parents buy two televisions - one for the children to watch and one for themselves.'

2

BAD : Cigarettes are no longer advertised in television.

GOOD : Cigarettes are no longer advertised on television.

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See note at RADIO (↑ radio )

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