coverage


coverage
cov|er|age [ `kʌv(ə)rıdʒ ] noun uncount **
1. ) news about something on television or radio or in the newspapers:
You can see live coverage of all the main Olympics events.
a ) used about the amount of attention that television, radio, and newspapers give to something, or the way in which something is reported:
The murder has received extensive media coverage.
Their coverage of the riot was criticized for ignoring its causes.
2. ) AMERICAN the amount and type of protection that an insurance agreement gives you:
a policy that aims to give you more comprehensive coverage
3. ) information about a range of things, for example in a book or course of education:
The course offers good coverage of the subject.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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