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audience  

1    assemblage, assembly, congregation, crowd, gallery, gathering, house, listeners, onlookers, spectators, turnout, viewers  
2    devotees, fans, following, market, public  
3    consultation, hearing, interview, meeting, reception  
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audience  

  ( audiences    plural  )
1       n-count-coll   The audience at a play, concert, film, or public meeting is the group of people watching or listening to it.  
He was speaking to an audience of students at the Institute for International Affairs.     
2       n-count-coll   The audience for a television or radio programme consists of all the people who watch or listen to it.  
usu with supp  
The concert will be relayed to a worldwide television audience estimated at one thousand million.     
    studio audience  
3       n-count-coll   The audience of a writer or artist is the people who read their books or look at their work.  
usu sing  
Say's writings reached a wide audience during his lifetime...     
4       n-count   If you have an audiencewith someone important, you have a formal meeting with them.  
usu sing, oft N with n  
The Prime Minister will seek an audience with the Queen later this morning.     


studio audience        ( studio audiences    plural  ) A studio audience is a group of people who are in a television or radio studio watching while a programme is being made, so that their clapping, laughter, or questions are recorded on the programme.      n-count-coll  

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See also:

audible, audit, ambience, apiece

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expression used for catching the attention of an audience

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