(of a television or VCR) able to receive cable television directly, without the need for special reception or decoding equipment.
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- cable tie,
- cable tramway,
- cable's length,
- cable, george washington,
- cable-stayed bridge,
Origin of cable-ready
First recorded in 1980–85
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