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tel·e·vi·sion

television

 
 
pronunciation:
te l vI zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process of sending pictures through the air as electrical waves over distances to be seen on a screen; TV.
Fifty years ago, television was only black and white.
definition 2: a set with a screen for receiving and viewing such pictures.
She turned on the television to watch the news.
 
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The word television contains the following parts:
tele, tel, telo Greek root that means distance, end
vid, vis, -vise Latin root that means see
-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ion attaches to bases that are Latin verb stems ending in s or t.