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Audience vs. Attendance

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Main Difference

The main difference between Audience and Attendance is that the Audience is a group of people who participate in a show or encounter a work of art and Attendance is a presence of a person at a location for a scheduled event.

Wikipedia
  • Audience (noun)

    A group of people within hearing; specifically, a large gathering of people listening to or watching a performance, speech, etc. from 15th c.

    "We joined the audience just as the lights went down."

  • Audience (noun)

    Hearing; the condition or state of hearing or listening. from 14th c.

  • Audience (noun)

    A TV or radio network or program.

  • Audience (noun)

    A formal meeting with a state or religious dignitary. from 16th c.

    "She managed to get an audience with the Pope."

  • Audience (noun)

    The readership of a book or other written publication. from 19th c.

    ""Private Eye" has a small but faithful audience."

  • Audience (noun)

    A following. from 20th c.

    "The opera singer expanded his audience by singing songs from the shows."

  • Audience (noun)

    An audiencia (judicial court of the Spanish empire), or the territory administered by it.

  • Attendance (noun)

    The state of attending; presence.

    "Attendance at the meeting is required."

  • Attendance (noun)

    The count or list of individuals present for an event.

    "The class sat down so that the teacher could take attendance."

  • Attendance (noun)

    The frequency with which one has been present for a regular activity or set of events.

    "John's attendance for the conventions was not good."

Wiktionary
  • Audience (noun)

    the assembled spectators or listeners at a public event such as a play, film, concert, or meeting

    "he asked for questions from members of the audience"

  • Audience (noun)

    the people who watch or listen to a television or radio programme

    "the programme attracted an audience of almost twenty million"

  • Audience (noun)

    the readership of a newspaper, magazine, or book

    "the newspaper has a sophisticated audience"

  • Audience (noun)

    the people giving attention to something

    "the report deserves consideration by a much wider audience"

  • Audience (noun)

    a formal interview with a person in authority

    "he demanded an audience with the Pope"

  • Audience (noun)

    formal hearing.

  • Attendance (noun)

    the action or state of going regularly to or being present at a place or event

    "my attendance at church was very patchy"

  • Attendance (noun)

    the number of people present at a particular place or event

    "she is being blamed for the museum's low attendances"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Audience (noun)

    The act of hearing; attention to sounds.

  • Audience (noun)

    Admittance to a hearing; a formal interview, esp. with a sovereign or the head of a government, for conference or the transaction of business.

  • Audience (noun)

    An auditory; an assembly of hearers. Also applied by authors to their readers.

  • Attendance (noun)

    Attention; regard; careful application.

  • Attendance (noun)

    The act of attending; state of being in waiting; service; ministry; the fact of being present; presence.

  • Attendance (noun)

    Waiting for; expectation.

  • Attendance (noun)

    The persons attending; a retinue; attendants.

Webster Dictionary
  • Audience (noun)

    a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance;

    "the audience applauded"

    "someone in the audience began to cough"

  • Audience (noun)

    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 (noun)

    an opportunity to state your case and be heard;

    "they condemned him without a hearing"

    "he saw that he had lost his audience"

  • Audience (noun)

    a conference (usually with someone important);

    "he had a consultation with the judge"

    "he requested an audience with the king"

  • Attendance (noun)

    the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)

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