pay-cable

noun pay-ca·ble \ ˈpā-ˌkā-bəl \

Definition of pay-cable

:pay-TV utilizing a cable television system

First Known Use of pay-cable

1971


PAY-CABLE Defined for English Language Learners

pay-cable

noun

Definition of pay-cable for English Language Learners

  • : pay-TV that is sent through a cable television system


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