Definition of "ratings" []

  • Figures based on statistical sampling indicating what proportion of the total listening and viewing audience tune in to a specific programme or network
  • Plural form of rating. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ratings" in a sentence
  • "That gives this year's Series a virtual lock on beating the record for a ratings rise, which was the 27% jump in ratings from the 2000 Mets-Yankees Series in New York to the seven-game Yankees-Arizona Diamondback Series in 2001."
  • "Schier theorizes that the difference in ratings is due to the accelerating speed with which information is disseminated, the declining number of Americans firmly tied to a political party and a growing desire to see quick results."
  • "For Obama, the timing of his slide in ratings is particularly unhelpful: He's intensified his push to pass health care bills in the House and Senate before Congress leaves on its August recess."
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