Audience

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Audience Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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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* 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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