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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)

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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)
Translations of “earshot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 听力可及的范围, 可听距离…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽力可及的範圍, 可聽距離…
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