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It was not possible to broadcast any of that because of an agreement between Jackson and the family. Our legal advice was that we could not broadcast it.
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Meaning of "broadcast" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BROADCAST

broadcast  [ˈbrɔːdˌkɑːst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BROADCAST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Broadcast is a verb and can also act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb broadcast in English.



The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES BROADCAST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Broadcasting

Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and video content to a dispersed audience via any audio or visual mass communications medium, but usually one using electromagnetic radiation. The receiving parties may include the general public or a relatively large subset thereof. Broadcasting has been used for purposes of private recreation, non-commercial exchange of messages, experimentation, self-training, and emergency communication such as amateur radio and amateur television in addition to commercial purposes like popular radio or TV stations with advertisements.

Definition of broadcast in the English dictionary

The first definition of broadcast in the dictionary is to transmit on radio or television. Other definition of broadcast is to take part in a radio or television programme. Broadcast is also to make widely known throughout an area.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BROADCAST

PRESENT

Present
I broadcast
you broadcast
he/she/it broadcasts
we broadcast
you broadcast
they broadcast
Present continuous
I am broadcasting
you are broadcasting
he/she/it is broadcasting
we are broadcasting
you are broadcasting
they are broadcasting
Present perfect
I have broadcast
you have broadcast
he/she/it has broadcast
we have broadcast
you have broadcast
they have broadcast
Present perfect continuous
I have been broadcasting
you have been broadcasting
he/she/it has been broadcasting
we have been broadcasting
you have been broadcasting
they have been broadcasting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I broadcast
you broadcast
he/she/it broadcast
we broadcast
you broadcast
they broadcast
Past continuous
I was broadcasting
you were broadcasting
he/she/it was broadcasting
we were broadcasting
you were broadcasting
they were broadcasting
Past perfect
I had broadcast
you had broadcast
he/she/it had broadcast
we had broadcast
you had broadcast
they had broadcast
Past perfect continuous
I had been broadcasting
you had been broadcasting
he/she/it had been broadcasting
we had been broadcasting
you had been broadcasting
they had been broadcasting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will broadcast
you will broadcast
he/she/it will broadcast
we will broadcast
you will broadcast
they will broadcast
Future continuous
I will be broadcasting
you will be broadcasting
he/she/it will be broadcasting
we will be broadcasting
you will be broadcasting
they will be broadcasting
Future perfect
I will have broadcast
you will have broadcast
he/she/it will have broadcast
we will have broadcast
you will have broadcast
they will have broadcast
Future perfect continuous
I will have been broadcasting
you will have been broadcasting
he/she/it will have been broadcasting
we will have been broadcasting
you will have been broadcasting
they will have been broadcasting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would broadcast
you would broadcast
he/she/it would broadcast
we would broadcast
you would broadcast
they would broadcast
Conditional continuous
I would be broadcasting
you would be broadcasting
he/she/it would be broadcasting
we would be broadcasting
you would be broadcasting
they would be broadcasting
Conditional perfect
I would have broadcast
you would have broadcast
he/she/it would have broadcast
we would have broadcast
you would have broadcast
they would have broadcast
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been broadcasting
you would have been broadcasting
he/she/it would have been broadcasting
we would have been broadcasting
you would have been broadcasting
they would have been broadcasting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you broadcast
we let´s broadcast
you broadcast
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to broadcast
Past participle
broadcast
Present Participle
broadcasting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BROADCAST


downcast
ˈdaʊnˌkɑːst
forecast
ˈfɔːˌkɑːst
Godcast
ˈɡɒdˌkɑːst
multicast
ˈmʌltɪˌkɑːst
newscast
ˈnjuːzˌkɑːst
nonbroadcast
ˌnɒnˈbrɔːdˌkɑːst
nowcast
ˈnaʊˌkɑːst
outcast
ˈaʊtˌkɑːst
overcast
ˈəʊvəˌkɑːst
podcast
ˈpɒdˌkɑːst
precast
ˈpriːˌkɑːst
roughcast
ˈrʌfˌkɑːst
simulcast
ˈsɪməlˌkɑːst
sportscast
ˈspɔːtsˌkɑːst
subcaste
ˈsʌbˌkɑːst
telecast
ˈtɛlɪˌkɑːst
typecast
ˈtaɪpˌkɑːst
vodcast
ˈvɒdˌkɑːst
weathercast
ˈweðərˌkɑːst
webcast
ˈwɛbˌkɑːst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BROADCAST

broad-leaved
broad-minded
broad-mindedly
broad-mindedness
broad-shouldered
broad-spectrum
broadaxe
broadband
broadbill
broadbrim
broadbrush
broadcaster
broadcasting
Broadcasting House
Broadcasting Standards Authority
broadcasting station
broadcloth
broaden
broadener
broadish

WORDS THAT END LIKE BROADCAST

Aircast
be cast
cast
die-cast
miscast
news broadcast
opencast
outside broadcast
party political broadcast
plaster cast
radio broadcast
rebroadcast
recast
sand-cast
shipping forecast
simultaneous broadcast
stone cast
television broadcast
the die is cast
weather forecast

Synonyms and antonyms of broadcast in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BROADCAST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «broadcast» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of broadcast

Translation of «broadcast» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BROADCAST

Find out the translation of broadcast to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of broadcast from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «broadcast» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

广播
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

emisión
570 millions of speakers

English

broadcast
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रसारण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إذاعَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трансляция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

transmissão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্রডকাস্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

émission
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Siaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Übertragung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

放送
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

방송
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Siaran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chương trình phát sóng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒளிபரப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रसारित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yayın yapmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

trasmissione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

transmisja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

передача
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

difuzare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εκπομπή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitgesaai
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sändning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kringkasting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of broadcast

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BROADCAST»

The term «broadcast» is very widely used and occupies the 6.041 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BROADCAST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «broadcast» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «broadcast» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about broadcast

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «BROADCAST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word broadcast.
1
Mackenzie Astin
If I couldn't broadcast baseball games, I think I would make a good impression on people.
2
Matthew Barney
A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.
3
Martin Bashir
It was not possible to broadcast any of that because of an agreement between Jackson and the family. Our legal advice was that we could not broadcast it.
4
Lowell Bergman
What has been adjudicated and established in the wake of Vietnam and the Civil Rights movement is the ability of the press to basically write or broadcast almost anything about the government. There's very few restrictions in that way.
5
Joan Blades
Moveon is not a one-way broadcast media. The Internet, when used best, is a two-way media. We have a forum in which people can post comments and those comments can be rated. We get a sense of what people feel most passionately about.
6
Ben Bradlee
The Nixon administration really put a lot of pressure on CBS not to run the second broadcast.
7
Ben Bradlee
They cut about seven minutes from that broadcast, but it was still vital to the story's momentum.
8
Tom Brokaw
David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism, a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what the country needed to hear during times of crisis, tragedy and triumph.
9
Dave Brubeck
The first choral music I remember hearing was Handel's 'Messiah' when the Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast it over the radio.
10
Mark Burnett
The world is changing, and the Internet is about to become the next broadcast network.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BROADCAST»

Discover the use of broadcast in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to broadcast and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Broadcast Engineer's Reference Book
This global work will become your number one resource whether you are from an audio, video, communications or computing background.
Edwin Paul J. Tozer, 2004
2
Broadcast Television: A Complete Guide to the Industry
Textbook
Walter McDowell, 2006
3
Broadcast Talk
This volume demonstrates the relevance of talk and its analysis to understanding the communicative process in television and radio.
Paddy Scannell, 1991
4
Post-Broadcast Democracy: How Media Choice Increases ...
The purpose of this book is to examine systematically, how these differences in access and form of media affect political behaviour.
Markus Prior, 2007
5
After Broadcast News: Media Regimes, Democracy, and the New ...
After Broadcast News puts this challenge into historical context, arguing that it is the latest of several critical moments, driven by economic, political, cultural and technological changes, in which the relationship among citizens, ...
Bruce A. Williams, Michael X. Delli Carpini, 2011
6
Broadcast Journalism: Techniques of Radio and Television News
Top UK Broadcast Journalism completely updated!
Andrew Boyd, Peter Stewart, Ray Alexander, 2008
7
Broadcast Announcing Worktext: A Media Performance Guide
This third edition will give you knowledge of other non-traditional forms of announcing, such as online radio announcing, podcast announcing, and other forms of online announcing, such as online shows, clips, and news. * New coverage of ...
Alan R. Stephenson, David E. Reese, Mary E. Beadle, 2013
8
The Broadcast Journalism Handbook: A Television News ...
In this guide, working journalists show the reality of how a television newsroom works.
Robert Thompson, Cindy Malone, 2004
9
Now the News: The Story of Broadcast Journalism
-- Walter Cronkite From the wireless reporting of a yacht race in 1898 to satellite feeds in the Persian Gulf, from the Hindenburg disaster to the Civil Rights movement, from Nixon's war on the networks to the responsibility of broadcasters ...
Edward Bliss, Jr., 2013
10
The Radio Station: Broadcast, Satellite & Internet
This is the cornerstone text on the inside workings of how radio station operations.
Michael C. Keith, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BROADCAST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term broadcast is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sony to broadcast India-Sri Lanka Test series
Colombo, July 7: Sony has bagged the broadcast rights for next month's India-Sri Lanka Test series by paying a whopping USD 3.25 million to ... «Oneindia, Jul 15»
2
Van to broadcast British fugitives' faces
A van bearing the faces of some of Britain's most wanted fugitives will be driven around parts of Spain popular with expats in a bid to bring the ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
3
Deontay Wilder's next fight will air on national broadcast network
The fight will be on NBC, AL.com has confirmed, and will be broadcast in Birmingham on WVTM as part of its primetime programming on NBC's ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
4
'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly …
A disclaimer was aired 40 minutes into the broadcast, but by then it was all but too late. People had called their loved ones to warn them of the ... «PopMatters, Jul 15»
5
Opening ceremony broadcast party to be held Friday at Nathan …
Nathan Phillips Square will stage a free, live broadcast of the opening ceremony of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games on Friday. Canadian Idol ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
6
BBC to broadcast live from Great Yorkshire Show
The One Show is to be broadcast live from the Great Yorkshire Show this year. BBC's popular evening hour-long weekday programme will be ... «Horse & Hound, Jul 15»
7
Radio 4 broadcast from First Lisburn
On Sunday June 28 BBC Radio 4 came to Lisburn to broadcast from one ... The popular Sunday Worship show broadcast live from First Lisburn ... «Ulster Star, Jul 15»
8
WATCH: Greek Upstart Steals Bloomberg Reporter's Mic During …
But tell that to Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, who had his microphone stolen during a live broadcast Monday, probably by someone who retired ... «Mediaite, Jul 15»
9
Amazon's Audible to broadcast five pilot shows in search for the next …
The format used by Audible - which is owned by Amazon - is similar to the shopping site's Instant Video commissioning for TV series. «Digital Spy UK, Jul 15»
10
NBC scores big in first NASCAR broadcast since 2006
Talk about baptism under fire: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400, NBC's first NASCAR Sprint Cup broadcast since 2006, finally signed off ... «Motorsport.com, Jul 15»

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