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Audition vs. Callback

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Auditionnoun

(countable) A performance, by an aspiring performer, to demonstrate suitability or talent.

‘I've been to five auditions this week.’;

Callbacknoun

The return of a situation to a previous position or state.

Auditionnoun

(uncountable) The sense of hearing.

‘His audition was poor.’;

Callbacknoun

(telephony) A return telephone or radio call; especially one made automatically to authenticate a logon to a computer network.

Auditionnoun

An act of hearing.

Callbacknoun

A product recall because of a defect or safety concern.

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Auditionnoun

(rare) Something heard.

Callbacknoun

(programming) A function pointer passed as an argument to another function.

Auditionverb

(transitive) To evaluate one or more performers in through an audition.

‘We auditioned several actors for the part.’;

Callbacknoun

(theater) a follow-up audition (casting)

Auditionverb

(intransitive) To take part in such a performance.

‘Several actors auditioned for the part.’;

Callbacknoun

(comedy) a joke which references an earlier joke in the same routine

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Auditionnoun

The act of hearing or listening; hearing.

‘Audition may be active or passive; hence the difference between listening and simple hearing.’;

Callbacknoun

a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)

Auditionnoun

the ability to hear; the auditory faculty;

‘his hearing was impaired’;

Auditionnoun

a test of the suitability of a performer

Auditionverb

perform in order to get a role;

‘She auditioned for a role on Broadway’;

Audition

An audition is a sample performance by an actor, singer, musician, dancer or other performer. It typically involves the performer displaying their talent through a previously memorized and rehearsed solo piece or by performing a work or piece given to the performer at the audition or shortly before.

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