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verb [transitive] syndicate pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪndɪkeɪt/
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present tense
present participlesyndicating
past tensesyndicated
past participlesyndicated

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  1. to sell newspaper articles, photographs, television programmes etc to organizations so that they can be published or shown in many different places
    Her show is syndicated on all the local television networks.
    a syndicated newspaper column
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 syndicate pronunciation in British English /ˌsɪndɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
The series appeared in syndication throughout the 1960s.


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