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[attributive] Adapted for cable television.
- ‘The latest 1 + 1 barracks standard provides greater space and privacy along with telephone and cable-ready receptacles.’
- ‘The rationale is to provide a TV that is ‘interactive-ready,’ in much the same way TVs are made cable-ready.’
- ‘With estimates for digital-cable penetration (among all cable-ready households) stalling at a limp 10%, many MSOs are employing a wide menu of marketing tactics to hawk their digital services to consumers.’
- ‘The screen is cable-ready and comes with integrated hook-ups for VCR, DVD video games and compute, allowing a more personalized entertainment experience for members.’
- ‘Most difficult was providing service to emergency command centers, many of which were set up in locations that were not cable-ready.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.