Meaning of TELEVISION in English

TELEVISION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ broadcast ( esp. AmE ), cable , closed-circuit , digital , high-definition , satellite , terrestrial ( esp. BrE )

▪ commercial , network ( esp. AmE ), public ( AmE ), state

▪ local , national

▪ live

Millions watched the events on live ~.

▪ daytime , prime-time

▪ interactive , reality

▪ black-and-white , colour/color

▪ flat-screen , plasma , plasma-screen , widescreen

▪ portable

VERB + TELEVISION

▪ watch

The children watched ~ for most of the evening.

▪ switch on , turn on

▪ switch off , turn off

TELEVISION + VERB

▪ broadcast sth , screen sth

The trial was broadcast by local ~.

TELEVISION + NOUN

▪ broadcast , production , programme/program , series , show

▪ debate , interview , report

▪ chat show ( BrE ), comedy , documentary , drama , film ( esp. BrE ), movie ( esp. AmE ), news , sitcom , special , talk show ( esp. AmE )

▪ ad , advert ( BrE ), advertisement , commercial , spot ( esp. AmE )

▪ adaptation

a ~ adaptation of the popular novel

▪ audience , viewer

▪ commentator , critic , journalist , reporter

▪ personality , presenter , star

▪ character

▪ actor , director , producer

▪ cameraman , crew

▪ appearance , spot

She recalled her first ~ appearance forty years ago.

▪ career

▪ coverage , exposure

The Olympics receive extensive ~ coverage.

▪ ratings

▪ camera

▪ channel , network , station , studio

▪ licence ( BrE )

▪ business , company , industry , service

▪ monitor , receiver , set

▪ screen

▪ aerial ( BrE ), antenna ( AmE )

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~

She works in ~.

▪ in front of the ~

He spends hours in front of the ~ every night.

▪ on ~

We were watching the news on ~.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .