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Definition of 'audition'

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Example sentences containing 'audition'

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She's only a judge for the auditions. The Sun (2017)And acting 's about auditioning. The Sun (2016)Double portions this weekend as the audition process comes to an end. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We needed a confidant for him and we auditioned dozens of actors. Sidney Sheldon The Other Side of Me Filmed auditions and on the second day a guy performed in a chicken suit. The Sun (2013)But producers decide which auditions are shown. The Sun (2011)She had had her first acting audition in years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When he watched that audition tape he found himself unexpectedly forgiving of his young self. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This rendered the second part of the auditions meaningless as the result had already been shown. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were told they would be using the hall to hold auditions. The Sun (2010)They are like actors auditioning for a part. Siegel, Bernie S. (MD) Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)She has been to a few of the audition days and watched the audition tapes. The Sun (2011)His mum applied for the show for him and his blind audition was his first gig on his own. The Sun (2013)But they both offer the same high drama of watching contestants discovering if they have passed the test or the audition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Its three or four ensemble players all seem to be auditioning for the role that will fill the centre of the doughnut. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your ability to learn skills hits a new high and your quick thinking and calmness helps you pass any test or audition. The Sun (2013)Perhaps he's been auditioning some dancers. The Sun (2009)Will says ratings plunged following the blind auditions because there isn't enough drama towards the end. The Sun (2013)A meeting where musicians audition is so significant. The Sun (2006)I feel sorry for the poor contestants auditioning today. The Sun (2016)They have been cheered by the fact he managed to tour with his band and judge auditions for last year's show. The Sun (2012)We could have open auditions from the hopefuls, with only the best ones going through to the final where the public choose the winner. The Sun (2015)She must have been good, though, because the comedy club asked her to come back and audition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Footballers have not auditioned to be role models and, in many cases, do not wish to be role models. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first wannabes performed two weeks ago in Glasgow, but execs have now decided auditions will be in front of an audience. The Sun (2009)

Synonyms of 'audition'

test, screen test

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Translations for 'audition'

British English: audition /ɔːˈdɪʃən/ NOUN
An audition is a short performance given by an actor, dancer, or musician so that someone can decide if they are good enough to be in a play, film, or orchestra.
...an audition for a musical.
  • American English: audition
  • Arabic: اِخْتِبار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: teste de representação
  • Chinese: 试听
  • Croatian: audicija
  • Czech: konkurs
  • Danish: prøve audition
  • Dutch: auditie
  • European Spanish: audición
  • Finnish: koe-esiintyminen
  • French: audition
  • German: Vorspielen
  • Greek: ακρόαση
  • Italian: audizione
  • Japanese: オーディション
  • Korean: 오디션
  • Norwegian: audition
  • Polish: przesłuchanie
  • European Portuguese: audição
  • Romanian: probă
  • Russian: прослушивание
  • Spanish: audición
  • Swedish: provspelning
  • Thai: การทดสอบการแสดง
  • Turkish: ses sınavı
  • Ukrainian: прослуховування
  • Vietnamese: buổi thử giọng
British English: audition VERB
If you audition or if someone auditions you, you do an audition.
I was auditioning for the part of a jealous girlfriend.
  • American English: audition
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fazer uma audição
  • Chinese: 试 镜、演
  • European Spanish: hacer una audición
  • French: auditionner
  • German: vorsprechen
  • Italian: fare un'audizione
  • Japanese: 審査する
  • Korean: 오디션을 보다
  • European Portuguese: fazer uma audição
  • Spanish: hacer una audición

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