closed-circuit television

closed-circuit television
,closed-,circuit tele`vision or ,closed-circuit T`V noun count or uncount
a system that allows someone to watch on a television screen what is happening in different parts of a building, town, etc.

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

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