Definition of BBC abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌbiː biː ˈsiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbiː biː ˈsiː//
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British Broadcasting Corporation (a national organization which broadcasts television and radio programmes and which is paid for by the public and not by advertising) The news is on BBC One at 6. BBC Radio 4 Culture The BBC has been paid for by the government since 1927 but is free to choose the contents of its own programmes. As well as several radio stations and its main television channels BBC One and BBC Two, the BBC also broadcasts on digital channels, BBC Three with new drama and comedy and BBC Four for culture, arts and science, children's channels CBeebies and CBBC, as well as BBC News 24 and BBC Parliament. The head of the BBC has the title of ‘director general’. note at radio
Nation shall speak peace unto nation.
motto of the BBC
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: BBC