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English definition of “audition”

audition

noun [C]     /ɔːˈdɪʃ.ən/ US  /ɑː-/
C1 a short performance that an actor , musician , dancer , etc. gives in order to show they are suitable for a particular play , film , show, etc.: His audition went well and he's fairly hopeful about getting the part . The director is holding auditions next week for the major parts .Production, direction and recording
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