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English definition of “hear”

hear

verb [T] (LISTEN)    /hɪər/ US  /hɪr/ (heard, heard)
A2 to listen to someone or something with great attention or officially in court: I heard a really interesting programme on the radio this morning. [+ infinitive without to] I heard the orchestra play at Carnegie Hall last summer. An audience gathered to hear him speak.formal Lord, hear our prayers. The case will be heard (= officially listened to) by the High Court.Using the ears
(Definition of hear verb (LISTEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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