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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Audition  \Au*di"tion\,  n.  [L.  auditio.] 
  The  act  of  hearing  or  listening;  hearing. 
 
  Audition  may  be  active  or  passive;  hence  the  difference 
  between  listening  and  simple  hearing.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  audition 
  n  1:  the  ability  to  hear;  the  auditory  faculty;  "his  hearing  was 
  impaired"  [syn:  {hearing},  {auditory  sense},  {sense  of 
  hearing},  {auditory  modality}] 
  2:  a  test  of  the  suitability  of  a  performer  [syn:  {tryout}] 
  v  :  perform  in  order  to  get  a  role;  "She  auditioned  for  a  role 
  on  Broadway"  [syn:  {try  out}] 




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