pay-cable

noun

pay-ca·​ble ˈpā-ˌkā-bəl How to pronounce pay-cable (audio)
: pay-TV utilizing a cable television system

Examples of pay-cable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The offering will be free to NBCU pay-cable subscribers in the U.S. and will be supported by advertising. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 23 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pay-cable was in 1971

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“Pay-cable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay-cable. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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