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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 from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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