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televise

[ tel-uh-vahyz ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌvaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), tel·e·vised, tel·e·vis·ing.

to send or receive by television.

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Origin of televise

First recorded in 1925–30; back formation from television

OTHER WORDS FROM televise

re·tel·e·vise, verb (used with object), re·tel·e·vised, re·tel·e·vis·ing.un·tel·e·vised, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for televise

televise
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌvaɪz) /

verb

to put (a programme) on television
(tr) to transmit (a programme, signal, etc) by television
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