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To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious.
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From Old French audience.

Noun

Singular
audience

Plural
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  1. A group of people seeing a performance.
    We joined the audience just as the lights went down.
  2. The readership of a written publication.
    "Private Eye" has a small but faithful audience.
  3. A following
    The opera singer expanded his audience by singing songs from the shows.
  4. A formal meeting with a state or religious dignitary.
    She managed to get an audience with the Pope.

Usage notes

In some dialects, audience is used as a plurale tantum.

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Pronunciation

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] audentia.

Noun

audience f. (plural audiences)

  1. audience, viewer

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