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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Broadcast with captions that are seen only on receivers having special equipment.

Usage examples (29)
  • I've got a closed-captioned TV on a ten foot stand.
  • I really HATE the fact that cable shows, and DVD extras don't need to be closed-captioned.
  • The Telecommunications Act of 1996 passed a requirement that within the next 10 years, more than 90 percent of TV shows have to be closed-captioned; only about a quarter...
  • And in January, the search giant released a test version of Google Video, an online search engine that peruses the closed-captioned text of broadcasted TV shows to find... for more
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