[ tel-uh-vahyz ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌvaɪz /
verb (used with or without object), tel·e·vised, tel·e·vis·ing.
to send or receive by television.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of televise
First recorded in 1925–30; back formation from television
OTHER WORDS FROM televisere·tel·e·vise, verb (used with object), re·tel·e·vised, re·tel·e·vis·ing.un·tel·e·vised, adjective
Words nearby televise
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Example sentences from the Web for televise
The Supreme Court is being urged again to televise its proceedings.Supreme Court Releases Same-Day Audio, But Forget TV|Nick Summers|March 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I was at home then and I was sitting there and my wife said, "They are going to televise this transfer of Oswald."Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for televise
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌvaɪz) /
to put (a programme) on television
(tr) to transmit (a programme, signal, etc) by television
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