audition

au•di•tion
[[t]ɔˈdɪʃ ən[/t]] n.
1) sbz a trial hearing or viewing of a performer, group, act, etc., as for casting or employment
2) sbz a reading or other simplified rendering of a theatrical work
3) the act, sense, or power of hearing
4) something that is heard
5) sbz to hear or view in an audition
6) sbz to compete in an audition
Etymology: 1590–1600; (< MF) < L audītiō hearing au•di′tion•er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Audition — steht für: Audition (Religion), ein individuelles Hörerlebnis in der Religion, siehe auch Vision (Religion) eine Bewerbung in der Unterhaltungsbranche, siehe auch Casting (Auswahlverfahren) Audition (Film), japanischer Horrorfilm Audition Online …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • audition — AUDITION. sub. fém. Terme de Physique. Action d entendre. Expliquer comment se fait l audition.Audition, est aussi un terme de Pratique, qui n est d usage qu en ces deux phrases, L audition des témoins, qui est l action d ouïr des témoins en… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Audition — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ôdishon Título Audition Ficha técnica Dirección Takashi Miike Producción Satoshi Fukushima Akemi Suyama Diseño de producción …   Wikipedia Español

  • audition — Audition. s. f. v. Terme de pratique qui n a d usage qu en ces deux phrases. L audition des tesmoins, Qui est l action d oüir des tesmoins en justice; & audition de compte, Qui est l action d oüir & examiner un compte …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • audition — [ô dish′ən] n. [L auditio < pp. of audire: see AUDIENCE] 1. the act or sense of hearing 2. a hearing to test the fitness of an actor, musician, etc., as for a particular job vt. ☆ to give an audition to vi. ☆ to perform in an audition …   English World dictionary

  • Audition — Au*di tion, n. [L. auditio.] The act of hearing or listening; hearing. [1913 Webster] Audition may be active or passive; hence the difference between listening and simple hearing. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audition — ► NOUN ▪ an interview for a performer in which they give a practical demonstration of their skill. ► VERB ▪ assess or be assessed by an audition …   English terms dictionary

  • audition — index hear (give attention to), interview, recognition Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • audition — (n.) 1590s, power of hearing, from M.Fr. audicion hearing (in a court of law), from L. auditionem (nom. auditio) a hearing, listening to, noun of action from pp. stem of audire hear (see AUDIENCE (Cf. audience)). Meaning trial for a performer… …   Etymology dictionary

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