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Group vs. Audience

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Groupnoun

A number of things or persons being in some relation to one another.

‘there is a group of houses behind the hill;’; ‘he left town to join a Communist group’; ‘A group of people gathered in front of the Parliament to demonstrate against the Prime Minister's proposals.’;

Audiencenoun

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

‘We joined the audience just as the lights went down.’;

Groupnoun

(group theory) A set with an associative binary operation, under which there exists an identity element, and such that each element has an inverse.

Audiencenoun

Hearing; the condition or state of hearing or listening.

Groupnoun

An effective divisor on a curve.

Audiencenoun

A widespread or nationwide viewing or listening public, as of a TV or radio network or program.

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Groupnoun

A (usually small) group of people who perform music together.

‘Did you see the new jazz group?’;

Audiencenoun

A formal meeting with a state or religious dignitary.

‘She managed to get an audience with the Pope.’;

Groupnoun

(astronomy) A small number (up to about fifty) of galaxies that are near each other.

Audiencenoun

The readership of a book or other written publication.

‘"Private Eye" has a small but faithful audience.’;

Groupnoun

(chemistry) A column in the periodic table of chemical elements.

Audiencenoun

A following.

‘The opera singer expanded his audience by singing songs from the shows.’;

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Groupnoun

(chemistry) A functional group.

‘Nitro is an electron-withdrawing group.’;

Audiencenoun

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

Groupnoun

(sociology) A subset of a culture or of a society.

Audiencenoun

The act of hearing; attention to sounds.

‘Thou, therefore, give due audience, and attend.’;

Groupnoun

(military) An air force formation.

Audiencenoun

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

‘According to the fair play of the world,Let me have audience: I am sent to speak.’;

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Groupnoun

(geology) A collection of formations or rock strata.

Audiencenoun

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

‘Fit audience find, though few.’; ‘He drew his audience upward to the sky.’;

Groupnoun

(computing) A number of users with same rights with respect to accession, modification, and execution of files, computers and peripherals.

Audiencenoun

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

‘the audience applauded’; ‘someone in the audience began to cough’;

Groupnoun

An element of an espresso machine from which hot water pours into the portafilter.

Audiencenoun

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’;

Groupnoun

(music) A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc., notes joined at the stems; sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a few short notes.

Audiencenoun

an opportunity to state your case and be heard;

‘they condemned him without a hearing’; ‘he saw that he had lost his audience’;

Groupnoun

(sports) A set of teams playing each other in the same division, while not during the same period playing any teams that belong to other sets in the division.

Audiencenoun

a conference (usually with someone important);

‘he had a consultation with the judge’; ‘he requested an audience with the king’;

Groupnoun

(business) A commercial organization.

Audiencenoun

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’;

Groupverb

(transitive) To put together to form a group.

‘group the dogs by hair colour’;

Audiencenoun

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

‘the programme attracted an audience of almost twenty million’;

Groupverb

(intransitive) To come together to form a group.

Audiencenoun

the readership of a newspaper, magazine, or book

‘the newspaper has a sophisticated audience’;

Groupnoun

A cluster, crowd, or throng; an assemblage, either of persons or things, collected without any regular form or arrangement; as, a group of men or of trees; a group of isles.

Audiencenoun

the people giving attention to something

‘the report deserves consideration by a much wider audience’;

Groupnoun

An assemblage of objects in a certain order or relation, or having some resemblance or common characteristic; as, groups of strata.

Audiencenoun

a formal interview with a person in authority

‘he demanded an audience with the Pope’;

Groupnoun

A variously limited assemblage of animals or plants, having some resemblance, or common characteristics in form or structure. The term has different uses, and may be made to include certain species of a genus, or a whole genus, or certain genera, or even several orders.

Audiencenoun

formal hearing.

Groupnoun

A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc., notes joined at the stems; - sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a few short notes.

Audience

An audience is a group of people who participate in a show or encounter a work of art, literature (in which they are called ), theatre, music (in which they are called ), video games (in which they are called ), or academics in any medium. Audience members participate in different ways in different kinds of art; some events invite overt audience participation and others allowing only modest clapping and criticism and reception.

‘readers’; ‘listeners’; ‘players’;

Groupverb

To form a group of; to arrange or combine in a group or in groups, often with reference to mutual relation and the best effect; to form an assemblage of.

‘The difficulty lies in drawing and disposing, or, as the painters term it, in grouping such a multitude of different objects.’;

Groupnoun

any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

Groupnoun

(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

Groupnoun

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse

Groupverb

arrange into a group or groups;

‘Can you group these shapes together?’;

Groupverb

form a group or group together

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