Definition of British Broadcasting Corporation in US English:

British Broadcasting Corporation

(also BBC)

proper noun

  • A public corporation for radio and television broadcasting in Britain.

The BBC was established in 1927 by royal charter and held a monopoly until the introduction of the first commercial TV station in 1954. It is financed by the sale of television viewing licenses rather than by revenue from advertising and has an obligation to remain impartial in its reporting

Pronunciation

British Broadcasting Corporation

/ˈbridiSH ˈbrôdˌkastiNG ˌkôrpəˈrāSHən/