pay-per-view

[pey-pur-vyoo, -per-]Television.

noun

a system requiring that a subscriber pay for each program viewed: championship games seen only on pay-per-view.

adjective

noting or pertaining to such a system. Abbreviation: ppv

Nearby words

  1. pay-and-display,
  2. pay-as-you-go,
  3. pay-as-you-throw,
  4. pay-in,
  5. pay-per-click,
  6. pay-to-play,
  7. pay-tv,
  8. payable,
  9. payback,
  10. paybox

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British Dictionary definitions for pay-per-view

pay-per-view

noun

  1. a system of television broadcasting by which subscribers pay for each programme they wish to receive
  2. (as modifier)a pay-per-view channel
See free-to-air, pay television
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