pay-TV

noun
\ ˈpā-ˈtē-ˈvē How to pronounce pay-TV (audio) \

Definition of pay-TV

: a service providing noncommercial television programming (such as recent movies and entertainment specials) by means of a scrambled signal to subscribers who are provided with a decoder

called also pay television

— compare pay-cable, subscription tv

First Known Use of pay-TV

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Pay-TV.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay-TV. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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