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Definition of coverage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈkʌvərɪdʒ//
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  1. 1the reporting of news and sports in newspapers and on the radio and television media/newspaper/press coverage tonight's live coverage of the hockey game There was blanket coverage (= reports everywhere) of the actor's divorce.
  2. 2the range or quality of information that is included in a book or course of study, on television, etc. magazines with extensive coverage of diet and health topics The book gives good, general coverage of the subject.
  3. 3the amount of something that something provides; the amount or way that something covers an area Immunization coverage against fatal diseases has increased to 99% in some countries.
  4. 4protection that an insurance company provides by promising to pay you money if a particular event happens insurance coverage Medicaid health coverage for low-income families
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