as in exam
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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“Audition.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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