Meaning of pay-per-view

pay-per-view

Pronunciation: (pā'pûr"vy', -pur-), [key]
— Television. Television.
—n.
  1. a system requiring that a subscriber pay for each program viewed: championship games seen only on pay-per-view.
—adj.
  1. noting or pertaining to such a system. Abbr.: ppv
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