[ brawd-kas-ting, -kah-sting ]
/ ˈbrɔdˌkæs tɪŋ, -ˌkɑ stɪŋ /


the act of transmitting speech, music, visual images, etc., as by radio or television.
radio or television as a business or profession: She's training for a career in broadcasting.

Origin of broadcasting

First recorded in 1920–25; broadcast + -ing1

Related forms

pre·broad·cast·ing, adjective

Definition for broadcasting (2 of 2)

Origin of broadcast

1760–70; orig., broad (adv.) + cast, past participle of cast

Related forms

un·broad·cast·ed, adjective

Can be confused

broadcast narrowcast simulcast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for broadcasting

Derived Forms

broadcaster, nounbroadcasting, noun
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