Meaning of “earshot” in the English Dictionary

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"earshot" in British English

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earshotnoun [ U ]

uk /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.

(Definition of “earshot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"earshot" in American English

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earshotnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɪər·ʃɑt/

the range of distance within which you can be heard or hear what someone is saying:

I hope the boss was well out of earshot when you made that nasty remark.

(Definition of “earshot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)