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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
audience /'ɔ:djəns/
  • danh từ
    • những người nghe, thính giả; người xem, khán giả; bạn đọc, độc giả
    • sự nghe
      • to give audience: lắng nghe
    • sự hội kiến, sự yết kiến; sự tiếp kiến
      • to grant an audience to somebody: tiếp kiến ai
      • to have an audience of (with) someone: hội kiến với ai
Concise Dictionary
+a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
+the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment
+an opportunity to state your case and be heard
+a conference (usually with someone important)

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C+sing./pl. v.] the group of people who have gathered to watch or listen to sth (a play, concert, sb speaking, etc.): The audience was / were clapping for 10 minutes. + an audience of 10 000 + The debate was televised in front of a live audience.
2 [C] a number of people or a particular group of people who watch, read or listen to the same thing: An audience of millions watched the wedding on TV. + TV / cinema / movie audiences + His book reached an even wider audience when it was made into a movie. + The target audience for this advertisement was mainly teenagers.
3 [C] a formal meeting with an important person: an audience with the Pope
Collocation Dictionary

1 group of people watching/listening to sth


big, capacity, large, mass, packed, vast, wide
The museum is trying to attract a wider audience.
| select, small | appreciative, enthusiastic, receptive, sympathetic | hostile | captive | potential, target | cinema, live, radio, studio, television


address, perform to, play to
He prefers playing to live audiences.
| attract, draw, pull in
Such a well-known politician should draw a big audience.
| reach
We want to reach a target audience that's younger in age.
| captivate, grip, thrill
The film has thrilled audiences throughout the country.
| move
The audience was visibly moved.


applaud, cheer
The audience cheered loudly.
| boo, jeer | laugh




before/in front of an/the ~
He felt nervous standing up in front of the large audience.

2 formal meeting with a very important person




have | ask for, request, seek | give sb, grant sb
The Pope granted him an audience.


~ with
He sought a private audience with the Queen.

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