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audience as in a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
  • "the audience applauded"
  • "someone in the audience began to cough"
audience as in the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment
  • "every artist needs an audience"
  • "the broadcast reached an audience of millions"
audience as in an opportunity to state your case and be heard
  • "they condemned him without a hearing"
  • "he saw that he had lost his audience"


  • hearingable to perceive sound ; (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence ; an opportunity to state your case and be heard; the range within which a voice can be heard; the act of hearing attentively; a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken; the ability to hear
audience as in a conference (usually with someone important)
  • "he had a consultation with the judge"
  • "he requested an audience with the king"


  • consultationa conference (usually with someone important); a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; the act of referring or consulting
  • interviewconduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting ; discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation; go for an interview in the hope of being hired; the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); a conference (usually with someone important)