Definition of audience
- The concert attracted a large audience.
- The film is intended for a young audience.
- has developed an enthusiastic audience for his ideas
- an audience with the pope
- Give me audience and heed what I say.
The concert attracted a large audience.
The audience clapped and cheered.
Her audience is made up mostly of young women.
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: a group of people who gather together to listen to something (such as a concert) or watch something (such as a movie or play) : the people who attend a performance
: the people who watch, read, or listen to something
: a formal meeting with an important person
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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