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Audience Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"
  • a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance; "the audience applauded"; "someone in the audience began to cough"
  • 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"
  • an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance; "the audience applauded"; "someone in the audience began to cough" ,
  • 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" ,
  • an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience" ,
  • a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"

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Audience Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An audience is a group of people that go to see the same thing (like a play or a movie). People looking at works of art or literature can also be called the audience. Audience members participate in different ways in different kinds of art; some events invite the audience to be part of the performance, while others allow only applause and criticism.



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'Audience' example sentence in quotations


* Tomorrow night I appear for the first time before a Boston audience of 4000 critics. - Mark Twain

* In the world's audience hall, the simple blade of grass sits on the same carpet with the sunbeams, and the stars of midnight. - Rabindranath Tagore

* It is not really difficult to construct a series of inferences, each dependent upon its predecessor and each simple in itself. If, after doing so, one simply knocks out all the central inferences and presents one's audience with the starting-point and the conclusion, one may produce a startling, though perhaps a meretricious, effect. - Frederick Douglas


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Audience Sample Sentences in News


  • 'The Roosevelts' earn PBS biggest audience in 20 years
    Ken Burns' series "The Roosevelts" earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker's third most popular film after "The Civil War" and "Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery." PBS said the seven, two-hour episodes that aired last month had an average audience of 9.2 million viewer Read more on this news related to 'Audience'
  • Semcasting Marketing Appliance 2.0 Delivers First End-To-End Audience-Media-Pricing Campaign Optimization Platform
    Semcasting, the leader in advanced data solutions for audience targeting, announces the Semcasting Marketing Appliance 2.0. This newest version of the platform features the company's existing Smart Zones ... Read more on this news related to 'Audience'
  • MPA’s “Magazine Media 360°” September Brand Audience Report Reveals 10.6% YoY Increase in Consumer Demand for Magazine ...
    Consumer demand for magazine media in September 2014 increased 10.6% over September 2013, according to the Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report, released today by MPA - The Association of Magazine Media. Read more on this news related to 'Audience'

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