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audience

au·di·ence

audience

 
 
pronunciation:
aw di ns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of people gathered to hear and sometimes to see a performance, speech, or the like.
You'll have to speak loudly onstage so the audience can hear you.The audience loved the performance and demanded an encore.
similar words:
following, gallery, house
definition 2: those reached by means of television, radio, or printed matter.
It's a popular TV show with a wide audience.What sort of audience are you writing this book for?
similar words:
public
definition 3: a chance to be heard, esp. by a higher authority.
An audience with the king has been arranged for you.
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