narrowcasting

noun

nar·​row·​cast·​ing ˈner-(ˌ)ō-ˌka-stiŋ How to pronounce narrowcasting (audio)
ˈna-(ˌ)rō-
: radio or television transmission aimed at a narrowly defined area or audience (such as paying subscribers)

Examples of narrowcasting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Otherwise, the point of narrowcasting becomes pointless. Yogesh Shah, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 Modern narrowcasting examples include: • YouTube channels. Yogesh Shah, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of narrowcasting was in 1932

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“Narrowcasting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrowcasting. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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