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audition

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a short performance to show the talents of someone (such as an actor or a musician) who is being considered for a role in a play, a position in an orchestra, etc.
  • Auditions will be held next week for the spring musical.
  • He went to an audition for a new TV show.

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The first known use of audition was in 1599

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“Audition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/audition. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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