audience

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

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

    Law dictionary

  • 11 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

  • 12 audience — /ˈɔdiens, ingl. ˈɔːdiəns/ [vc. ingl., dal lat. audientia(m) «udienza»] s. f. inv. pubblico, ascoltatori □ lettori □ ascolto, indice di ascolto …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 13 audience — 1 *hearing, audition 2 public, *following, clientele Analogous words: devotees, votaries (see singular nouns at ADDICT) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 audience — ► NOUN 1) the assembled spectators or listeners at an event. 2) a formal interview with a person in authority. ORIGIN Latin audientia, from audire hear …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 audience — [ô′dē əns] n. [ME & OFr < L audientia, a hearing, listening < audiens, prp. of audire, to hear < IE * awiz dh io < base * awis , to perceive physically, grasp > AESTHETE] 1. Obs. the act or state of hearing 2. a group of persons… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 AUDIENCE — s. f. Attention que l on donne à celui qui parle. Parlez, vous aurez audience. Donnez moi un moment d audience. Prêtez moi audience. Une audience favorable. Ces deux dernières phrases vieillissent.  Il se dit plus particulièrement en parlant Des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 AUDIENCE — n. f. Attention que l’on donne à celui qui parle. Parlez, vous aurez audience. Donnez moi un moment d’audience. Prêtez moi audience. Une audience favorable. Ces deux dernières phrases vieillissent. Il se dit plus particulièrement en parlant des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 audience — (ô di an s ) s. f. 1°   Attention que l on donne à celui qui parle. J ai toujours donné audience à tous les avis. •   Je n ai pu gagner un moment d audience, CORN. Cid, V, 7. •   Le monarque qui nous honore de son audience, BOSSUET Prov. 2.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 Audience — An audience is a group of people who participate in a show or encounter a work of art, literature, theatre, music or academics in any medium. Audience members participate in different ways in different kinds of art; some events invite overt… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 audience — noun 1 group of people watching/listening to sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big, capacity, large, mass, packed, vast ▪ broad, diverse, wide …

    Collocations dictionary