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audience

noun [C]  /ˈɔ·di·əns, ˈɑ·di-/ us  
the people, considered as a group, who watch or listen to a performance, movie, public event, etc., either together in one place or separately: a live/television audience The magazine is trying to reach a younger audience. literature The audience of a work of literature is the type of people the writer intended to read it. An audience is also a formal meeting that you have with an important person: an audience with the president
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