Meaning of “hearing” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈhɪərɪŋ/

the ability to hear sounds:

He lost his hearing when he was a child.
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.
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.

(Definition of “hearing” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)