Meaning of “audience” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈɔːdiəns/
Extra Examples
The audience applauded loudly.Both shows encourage audience participation.I've never performed this before an audience.The audience was getting restless.When he came on stage the audience went crazy.
GROUP [ group ]

B1 the people who sit and watch a performance at a theatre, cinema, etc:

There were a lot of children in the audience.
TYPE [ group ]

B2 the type of people who watch a particular TV show, read a particular book, etc:

This magazine is aimed at a teenage audience.
MEETING [ C ] formal

a formal meeting with an important person:

an audience with the Queen

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