Word family noun cover coverage covering adjective undercover covereduncovered verb coveruncover adverb undercover
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Communications, Insurance
coveragecov‧er‧age /ˈkʌvərɪdʒ/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 1 TCREPORTwhen a subject or event is reported on television or radio, or in newspapersmedia/press etc coverage The allegations received widespread media coverage. live coverage of the match (=the match is broadcast at the same time that it is happening)2 BFI American English the protection an insurance company gives you, so that it pays you money if you are injured, something is stolen etc SYN cover British English health care coverage3 SEthe range of subjects and facts included in a book, programme, class etccoverage of Prestel’s website provides good coverage of the subject.4 when something affects or covers a particular area or group of things More satellites are needed to provide telephone coverage in remote areas.COLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + coveragemedia/press coverage (=on television, in newspapers etc)The case has received wide press coverage.television/newspaper/radio coverage (=provided by television newspapers etc)The private lives of celebrities get a lot of newspaper coverageThe BBC won an award for its 24-hour news coverage.election/sports/political etc coverageHe claims the election coverage has been biased against coverage (=broadcast at the same time as something is happening)There will be live coverage of the concert.full coverage (=with all the details)Both channels are giving the election full coverage.local/national/international coverage (=provided by local, national etc media)Bangladesh doesn't get much international coverage.extensive/wide/widespread coverageNewspapers and magazines have wide coverage of diet and health topics.verbsreceive/get/have coverageThe exhibition has received extensive coverage in the press.provide coverageSatellite coverage of the Olympics was first provided in 1968.give something coverageIn the west, the story wasn't given any media coverage.
Examples from the Corpus
coveragecoverage of the Greek electionsMillions of people have no formal health care coverage.They think that gearing a campaign towards maximum effective coverage is demeaning.This book boasts extensive coverage of how to wed and honeymoon at Disney.The lower rates may be a better deal for most employers, but health coverage could be cut back too.CNN intends to have continuous live coverage of the national party conventions.The AIDS conference received extensive media coverage.Too much coverage is given to sport on TV and not enough to political issues.For this reason few receive more than local news coverage.Leach had no difficulty getting press coverage for his stunts.A consensus has long existed to make health insurance portable and to assure some coverage for people with existing health problems.But he said states still would have the option of offering such coverage.They agree that the government gets extra television coverage but argue that such coverage is not necessarily favourable.The look will be different, but the content, the coverage and the crack will be just the coverageChannel 4 took to their tents and sulked and even declined to accept live coverage while these rules remained in force.
From King Business Dictionarycoveragecov‧er‧age /ˈkʌvərɪdʒ/ noun [uncountable]1TELECOMMUNICATIONSthe area served by a broadcaster or MOBILE PHONE companyone-2-one now has nationwide coverage with its network.2INSURANCE the amount of protection given to you by an insurance agreementMake sure the policy gives adequate coverage against burglary. extended coverage