telethon


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tel·e·thon

 (tĕl′ə-thŏn′)
n.
A lengthy television program to raise funds for a charity.

telethon

(ˈtɛləˌθɒn)
n
(Broadcasting) a lengthy television programme to raise charity funds, etc
[C20: from tele- + marathon]

tel•e•thon

(ˈtɛl əˌθɒn)

n.
a television broadcast extended over many hours, usu. to raise money for a charity or cause.
[1945–50, Amer.]
Translations

telethon

[ˈteləθɒn] N (TV) → telemaratón m (con fines benéficos)

telethon

[ˈtɛlɪθɒn] ntéléthon m

telethon

n sehr lange Fernsehsendung, in deren Verlauf Spenden für wohltätige Zwecke gesammelt werden, → Fernsehspendenaktion f

telethon

[ˈtɛlɪˌθɒn] nTelethon m inv maratona televisiva
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FPT Industrial will be contributing by auctioning a 125 kVA Genset powered by an NEF 67 engine also in special Telethon livery.
will produce the telethon to raise funds to create safe havens for children rescued from being enslaved and trafficked in the US.
They had already raised PS550 at the pub through promotions and raffles were hoping to raise PS1,000 in total in time for the telethon weekend later in the month.
As part of the campaign, other activities like a bicycle rides, concerts, car wash, and children's musicals are being organised by groups or companies which donate the proceeds to TELETHON.
Celebrities including Frank Sinatra, John Lennon and Michael Jackson to Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez have performed on the telethon, first hosted by Lewis and Dean Martin in 1956.
The telethon, scheduled to be broadcast from 2pm to 6pm, was extended by an hour to accommodate donors.
Last year's telethon raised as much as 21,400,000 USD.
In a telephone call with Jordan Television, which organized the telethon, Prince Ali praised efforts that have been exerted to ensure the success of the telethon.
A CHOIR of Welsh cancer patients performed alongside superstar singer Leona Lewis as part of the Stand Up to Cancer telethon.
There was no chance of a donor calling in to the Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) annual Labor Day telethon and being lucky enough to talk to a famous volunteer.