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narrowcast

[ nar-oh-kast, -kahst ]
/ 藞n忙r o蕣藢k忙st, -藢k蓱st /
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verb (used without object), nar路row路cast or nar路row路cast路ed, nar路row路cast路ing.Radio and Television.
to aim a program or programming at a specific, limited audience or sales market.
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Origin of narrowcast

1770鈥80, for an earlier sense; narrow(broad)cast

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH narrowcast

broadcast, narrowcast , simulcast
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British Dictionary definitions for narrowcast

narrowcast
/ (藞n忙r蓹蕣藢k蓱藧st) /

verb -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted
(tr) to supply (television programmes) to a small area by cable television
(intr) (of programmers or advertisers) to target a specialized audience on radio or television
Compare broadcast

Derived forms of narrowcast

narrowcasting, noun
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