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English definition of “audience”

audience

noun [C]    /ˈɔ·di·əns, ˈɑ·di-/
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
(Definition of audience noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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