pay-per-view


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pay-per-view

(pā′pər-vyo͞o′)
n.
A service offered by cable television companies that allows subscribers to view special programs for an additional charge.

pay′-per-view′ adj.

pay-per-view

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

pay′-per-view′



n.
1. a pay television service in which a subscriber pays for each program viewed.
adj.
2. noting or pertaining to such a system. Abbr.: ppv
Translations

pay-per-view

[ˌpeɪpəˈvjuː] ADJde pago
pay-per-view televisiontelevisión f de pago
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