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verb [transitive] transmit pronunciation in British English /trænzˈmɪt/ 
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  1. 1
    to send out an electronic signal such as a radio or television signal

    The Cup Final was transmitted via satellite to over 20 countries.

  2. 2
    formal to pass information, beliefs, or attitudes to other people

    We transmit our values to our children.

  3. 3
    to spread a disease from one person to another

    HIV can be transmitted by sexual contact.


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