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English definition of “earshot”

earshot

noun [U]     /ˈɪə.ʃɒt/ US  /ˈɪr.ʃɑːt/
the range of distance within which it is possible to be heard or to hear what someone is saying: I don't think you should say anything while the boss is still in/within earshot. Wait till she's out of earshot before you say anything.Using the ears
(Definition of earshot noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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