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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)

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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 ​nastyremark.
(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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