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hearing

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhɪərɪŋ/ LAW, MEETINGS
a meeting of a group of people, for example judges or politicians, to hear the facts relating to a legal problem or subject of public interest before they make a decision about it: hold/schedule a hearing A hearing before Judge L.A. Harris Jr. is scheduled for Wednesday.a Congressional/Senate/committee hearing Senate hearings on the Commission's recommendations will begin next month.a full/preliminary hearing With a preliminary hearing, a defendant gets a chance to see evidence against him or her. a court hearing →  See also confirmation hearing , disciplinary hearing , public hearing
Translations of “hearing”
in Korean 청력…
in Arabic سَمْع…
in Portuguese audição…
in Catalan oïda…
in Japanese 聴力, 聴覚…
in Italian udito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會議, 聽證會, 公聽會…
in Russian слух, слушание (дела в суде)…
in Turkish işitme, işitme duyusu, duruşma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会议, 听证会, 意见听取会…
in Polish słuch, przesłuchanie, rozprawa (sądowa)…
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