Definition of 'audience'
Video: pronunciation of 'audience'
Example sentences containing 'audience'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Hard work for the dancers and hard work for the audience too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That of the audience being one step ahead of the detectives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Which made him wonder if he should carry on telling audiences about this. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps the audience is simply programmed to switch on and be fed entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It follows the same story but has been adapted for a younger audience and makes for a gripping read. The Sun (2016) Members of the audience will have the chance to put their questions to the panellists at the end of the night. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Its only audience is surely people who love the book, and they already know what happens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has been leading ayahuasca ceremonies for 29 years and wants to bring it to a wider audience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The stories you tell or music you perform can find a wider, richer audience and bring a new career within reach. The Sun (2016)What's great about this approach is it shines a light on improving human health, draws an audience and inspires people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your ideas and presentation appeal to a wide audience. The Sun (2015)The total audience for this work was me and a man sitting to my left. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They normally do experimental concerts to smallish audiences in jazz clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But it was only on the final songs that audience and artist visibly succumbed to tiredness. Times, Sunday Times (2006) People in the audience are crying with happiness. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Social networking has really captured a young female audience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The worry the patient had was that she might be a nightly audience of only one. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Various nervous audience members shuffled up to me and whispered that the secret police were there. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This proviso about the target audience is very important. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The biggest issue is getting mainstream radio audiences to hear classical. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The best time of being on stage is the audience applause. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Members of the audience who booked seats hoping to see displays of temper were not disappointed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We all want thriving museums and galleries that appeal to the widest possible audiences. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most of the men in your audience work. Christianity Today (2000)Are musicians conscious of the audience beyond the concert hall when a programme is broadcast live? Times, Sunday Times (2011)His comments shocked many people in the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has also pledged to engage a younger audience and redesign the calendar to improve the product. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then there was an intervention from the most prominent member of the audience. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)So much for the most important audience at home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Under such circumstances a military operation intended to convey a message to one audience may mean something quite different to another. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The humour was mild, but the programme found an audience and ran for three series. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the artist 's audience can feel similarly blessed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It still has to come down to telling the audience you've had as bad a day as them. The Sun (2014)To those who witnessed it, it must have looked more like an audience than a meeting of managerial minds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you concede you are not about to become Prime Minister then the audience wonders why it needs to listen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'audience'
Very Common. audience is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'audience'
British English: audience /ˈɔːdɪəns/ NOUN
The audience is all the people who are watching or listening to a play, concert, film, or programme.
The entire audience applauded loudly.
- American English: audience
- Arabic: جُمْهُور
- Brazilian Portuguese: audiência
- Chinese: 受众
- Croatian: publika
- Czech: publikum
- Danish: publikum
- Dutch: publiek
- European Spanish: audiencia
- Finnish: yleisö kuuntelijat tai katselijat
- French: public audience
- German: Publikum
- Greek: ακροατήριο
- Italian: pubblico
- Japanese: 聴衆
- Korean: 청중
- Norwegian: publikum
- Polish: publiczność
- European Portuguese: audiência
- Romanian: public
- Russian: аудитория
- Spanish: audiencia
- Swedish: publik
- Thai: ผู้ชม
- Turkish: seyirci- dinleyici
- Ukrainian: аудиторія
- Vietnamese: khán giả
Definition of audience from the Collins English Dictionary
Take better control of your finances with these simple steps
Do you find yourself living paycheque to paycheque? Dr Peter Brooks offers his advice to make that money last
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.