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game show

n.
A television show in which contestants compete for prizes by playing games of knowledge or chance.
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game′ show`


n.
a radio or television program in which contestants answer questions or play games in order to win prizes.
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Noun1.game show - a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awardsgame show - a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards
broadcast, program, programme - a radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?"
quiz program - a game show in which contestants answer questions
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Translations
Spielshow
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game show

n (TV) → Spielshow f
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