audition

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French audicion, from Latin audītiō, from audiō (I hear).

Noun[edit]

audition (countable and uncountable, plural auditions)

  1. (countable) A performance, by an aspiring performer, to demonstrate suitability or talent
    I've been to five auditions this week.
  2. (uncountable) The sense of hearing
    His audition was poor.

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  • (performance by an aspiring performer): casting

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Verb[edit]

audition (third-person singular simple present auditions, present participle auditioning, simple past and past participle auditioned)

  1. (transitive) To evaluate one or more performers in through an audition.
    We auditioned several actors for the part.
  2. (intransitive) To take part in such a performance.
    Several actors auditioned for the part.

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