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English definition of “audience”

audience

noun [C] (FORMAL MEETING)    /ˈɔː.di.əns/ US  /ˈɑː-/
a formal meeting that you have with an important person: She had a private audience with the king.Meeting peopleOfficial meetings
(Definition of audience noun (FORMAL MEETING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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