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Hearing vs. Audition

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Hearingadjective

Able to hear.

‘Deaf people often must deal with hearing people.’;

Auditionnoun

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

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

Hearingnoun

(uncountable) The sense used to perceive sound.

‘My hearing isn't what it used to be, but I still heard that noise.’;

Auditionnoun

(uncountable) The sense of hearing.

‘His audition was poor.’;

Hearingnoun

(countable) The act by which something is heard.

Auditionnoun

An act of hearing.

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Hearingnoun

(uncountable) A proceeding at which discussions are heard.

‘There will be a public hearing to discuss the new traffic light.’;

Auditionnoun

(rare) Something heard.

Hearingnoun

A legal procedure done before a judge, without a jury, as with an evidentiary hearing.

Auditionverb

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

‘We auditioned several actors for the part.’;

Hearingnoun

A scolding.

Auditionverb

(intransitive) To take part in such a performance.

‘Several actors auditioned for the part.’;

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Hearingnoun

The act or power of perceiving sound; perception of sound; the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived; as, my hearing is good.

‘I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear.’;

Auditionnoun

The act of hearing or listening; hearing.

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

Hearingnoun

Attention to what is delivered; opportunity to be heard; audience; as, I could not obtain a hearing.

Auditionnoun

the ability to hear; the auditory faculty;

‘his hearing was impaired’;

Hearingnoun

A listening to facts and evidence, for the sake of adjudication; a session of a court for considering proofs and determining issues.

‘His last offenses to usShall have judicious hearing.’; ‘Another hearing before some other court.’;

Auditionnoun

a test of the suitability of a performer

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Hearingnoun

Extent within which sound may be heard; sound; earshot.

‘They laid him by the pleasant shore,And in the hearing of the wave.’;

Auditionverb

perform in order to get a role;

‘She auditioned for a role on Broadway’;

Hearingnoun

(law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence

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.

Hearingnoun

an opportunity to state your case and be heard;

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

Hearingnoun

the range within which a voice can be heard;

‘the children were told to stay within earshot’;

Hearingnoun

the act of hearing attentively;

‘you can learn a lot by just listening’; ‘they make good music--you should give them a hearing’;

Hearingnoun

a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken;

‘the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago’;

Hearingnoun

the ability to hear; the auditory faculty;

‘his hearing was impaired’;

Hearingadjective

able to perceive sound

Hearing

Hearing, or auditory perception, is the ability to perceive sounds by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. The academic field concerned with hearing is auditory science.

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