public television

noun

Definition of public television

: television that provides cultural, informational, and instructional programs for the public and that is financed by a combination of government, private, and corporate sources : noncommercial television

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First Known Use of public television

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Public television.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/public%20television. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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