pay-per-view

noun

Definition of pay-per-view

: a cable television service by which customers can order access to a particular broadcast for a fee

First Known Use of pay-per-view

1978, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pay-per-view was in 1978

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pay-per-view

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pay-per-view

: cable television channels that charge a fee for each show you watch

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