Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
Britishinformal the time at which religious programmes are usually broadcast on television or radio. Some people consider this word offensive.
a film or television programme that has the form of a serious documentary about a subject but is intended to make jokes about it and make it look silly
a television or radio broadcast that gives you information about recent events, read by a newsreader with special reports by correspondents
American a news programme. Someone who reads the news during a newscast is a newscaster.
British a television or radio programme that is not made in a studio but in another building or outside in a street etc
British a radio or television programme that people phone with their questions or comments. The usual American word is call-in.
television programmes that are sent to your television using satellite communications
a television or radio series about the imaginary lives of a group of people. A soap opera is often simply called a soap.
radio programmes in which the presenters discuss subjects with people who telephone them during the programme
business done using interactive television
a long television programme that provides entertainment with the purpose of raising money for charity (=organizations that help people)
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present timeBuzzWord Article
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earnersadd a word
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog