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English definition of “hearing”

hearing

noun     /ˈhɪərɪŋ/
ABILITY [U] the ability to hear sounds : He lost his hearing when he was a child .The senses in generalUsing the ears
LAW [C] a meeting in a law court when a judge hears the facts of a case : The preliminary hearing will take place next week .Court cases, orders and decisions
a fair hearing If you get a fair hearing, someone listens to your opinion : He felt that his teachers did not give him a fair hearing.Justice and fairness
(Definition of hearing noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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