audience


audience
01. The [audience] gave him a standing ovation.
02. The play was really boring; half the [audience] fell asleep.
03. The [audience] consisted mainly of his classmates and a few friends.
04. The concert was watched via satellite by an [audience] estimated at over 50 million people.
05. Her [audience] has changed somewhat as she has made the change from a romance writer to a mystery writer.
06. The [audience] became quiet once the lights went down.
07. Among the [audience] that evening was none other than the Queen of England.
08. Alben Barkley once said that the best [audience] is intelligent, well-educated, and a little drunk.
09. Voltaire once said that God is a comedian playing to an [audience] too afraid to laugh.
10. There is an Irish proverb which states that if you want an [audience], start a fight.
11. The global [audience] for the funeral of Princess Diana was estimated at over 2.5 billion people.
12. Mozart dazzled [audiences] even when he was a young boy.
13. Chinese opera was originally a street performance, and great noise would be made with drums and bells at the beginning of the show in order to attract an [audience].
14. In Norway, people have the right to speak officially to their King, so every year he receives hundreds of people in special palace [audiences].
15. The first film [audiences] in Hong Kong had to be paid to watch movies because the Chinese people were frightened of the "moving spirits" on the screen, and refused to enter the theater.
16. When giving a presentation, it is important to look at your [audience] more than at your notes.
17. The first ten seconds of a presentation are the most important, as this is when the [audience] will form its impressions of you.

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  • audience — [ odjɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1160 « action d écouter »; lat. audientia, de audire « entendre » 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Action de bien vouloir écouter qqn. ⇒ attention. « Je vous demande un moment d audience » (Molière). Par ext. Intérêt porté à qqch. par le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • audience — AUDIENCE. s. fém. Attention qne l on donne à celui qui parle. Parlez, vous aurez audience. Prêtez moi audience. Donnez moi un moment d audience. Une audience favorable. En ce sens, il se dit plus particulièrement en parlant des Princes, des… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • audience — AUDIENCE. s. f. Attention que l on donne à celuy qui parle. Parlez, vous aurez audience. prestez moy audience. une audience favorable. cela merite vostre audience, est digne de vostre audience. Il se dit plus particulierement en parlant des… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • audience — au‧di‧ence [ˈɔːdiəns ǁ ˈɒː , ˈɑː ] noun [countable] the number or kind of people who watch or listen to something that is broadcast on radio or television, or listen to a particular type of music: • The ad was broadcast on all major channels,… …   Financial and business terms

  • audience — Audience, Audientia. Donner audience, Fauere linguis. B. Donner audience à aucun, Le laisser parler, Orationem alicui dare, Inducere causam, vel cognitionem. B. ex Plinio iuniore. Donner audience, Prester l oreille, Dare aures suas alicui. Donner …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Audience — Au di*ence, n. [F. audience, L. audientia, fr. audire to hear. See {Audible}, a.] 1. The act of hearing; attention to sounds. [1913 Webster] Thou, therefore, give due audience, and attend. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Admittance to a hearing; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audience — Au di*ence, n. [F. audience, L. audientia, fr. audire to hear. See {Audible}, a.] 1. The act of hearing; attention to sounds. [1913 Webster] Thou, therefore, give due audience, and attend. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Admittance to a hearing; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audience — late 14c., the action of hearing, from O.Fr. audience, from L. audentia a hearing, listening, from audientum (nom. audiens), prp. of audire to hear, from PIE compound *au dh to perceive physically, grasp, from root *au to perceive (Cf. Gk.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • audience — [n1] group observing an entertainment or sporting event admirers, assemblage, assembly, congregation, crowd, devotees, fans, following, gallery, gathering, hearers, house, listeners, market, moviegoers, onlookers, patrons, playgoers, public,… …   New thesaurus

  • audience — index assemblage, bystander, collection (assembly), confrontation (act of setting face to face), congregation, interview, session …   Law dictionary

  • audience — / ɔ:djəns/, it. / ɔdjens/ s. ingl. [dal lat. audientia ], usato in ital. al femm., invar. (massm.) 1. [insieme di chi assiste a una trasmissione radiotelevisiva] ▶◀ ascoltatori, pubblico, (non com.) udienza. 2. (estens.) [dato percentuale… …   Enciclopedia Italiana