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Meaning of “hearing” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “hearing”
in Korean 청력…
in Arabic سَمْع…
in Portuguese audição…
in Catalan oïda…
in Japanese 聴力, 聴覚…
in Italian udito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會議, 聽證會, 公聽會…
in Russian слух, слушание (дела в суде)…
in Turkish işitme, işitme duyusu, duruşma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会议, 听证会, 意见听取会…
in Polish słuch, przesłuchanie, rozprawa (sądowa)…
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