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public access

noun

Simple Definition of public access

  • : a television channel on which any person can broadcast a program

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of public access

chiefly US

  1. :  a television channel on which any person can broadcast a program <The city council meeting will be broadcast on public access.> —often used before another noun <public access television> <a public access channel>

Word by Word Definitions

publicplay
  1. :  exposed to general view :  open

    :  well-known, prominent

    :  perceptible, material

  1. :  the people as a whole :  populace

    :  a group of people having common interests or characteristics

    :  the group at which a particular activity or enterprise aims

accessplay
  1. :  onset

    :  a fit of intense feeling :  outburst

    :  permission, liberty, or ability to enter, approach, or pass to and from a place or to approach or communicate with a person or thing

  1. :  to get at :  gain access to


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