come/go on the air

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Definition of come/go on the air

of a radio or television station, program, etc.
: to start broadcasting or being broadcast The station went on the air 25 years ago. a show that first came/went on the air five years ago The President went on the air to defend his policies.

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“Come/go on the air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%2Fgo%20on%20the%20air. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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