audiencenoun [C]uk /ˈɔː.di.əns/ us /ˈɑː-/
audience noun [C] (GROUP OF PEOPLE)
- The audience clapped and cheered when she stood up to speak.
- She announced the winner of the competition to an excited audience.
- She is a confident and practised speaker who always impresses her audience.
- The candidates engaged in a lively debate, witnessed by a huge television audience.
- The play shocked audiences when it was first performed.
audience noun [C] (FORMAL MEETING)