hearing, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modality(noun)
the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
"his hearing was impaired"
a test of the suitability of a performer
audition, try out(verb)
perform in order to get a role
"She auditioned for a role on Broadway"
A performance, by an aspiring performer, to demonstrate suitability or talent
I've been to five auditions this week.
The sense of hearing
His audition was poor.
To evaluate one or more performers in through an audition
We auditioned several actors for the part.
To take part in such a performance
Several actors auditioned for the part.
Origin: From auditio, from audio.
the act of hearing or listening; hearing
Origin: [L. auditio.]
Audition is a 1999 Japanese psychological horror film, directed by Takashi Miike and starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina. It is based on a Ryu Murakami novel of the same title, from a screenplay by Daisuke Tengan. It is one of four horror films directed by Takashi Miike, the other three being One Missed Call, his contribution to the Masters of Horror series, "Imprint", and his segment in the anthology film Three... Extremes, "Box". Over the years, the film has developed a cult following.
The numerical value of audition in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of audition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
, we went to a TV station in Ghana for an audition and...I was cast.
Paying a fee to audition for a casting assistant in order to 'demystify the casting process' is like paying a hooker to become a better conversationalist.
We didn't audition Mr Platini as a witness, that's not true. We investigated against him in between as a witness and an accused person, if I was satisfied or not, I can't tell because I would do real damage to the investigation.
I remember when I first started acting, sort of 16 or 17, I think a lot of actors have their James Dean phase where every audition, no matter what the part is, they come in and do a James Dean impression. I definitely had one of those.
You would overhear the mom and daughter talking about, 'Oh, isn't it great that you just filmed so-and-so. This'll be a snap. You've already been in front of this producer,' anything to get into the mind of the poor kid who is going up for an audition.
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- слух, прослушване, прослушвамBulgarian
- Gehör, vorspielen, Casting, vorsingen, ein Casting veranstaltenGerman
- audición, oídoSpanish
- arvioida, koe-esiintyä, koe-esiintyminen, kuuloaisti, auditoida, kuuloFinnish
- auditionner, auditionFrench
- ascoltazione, audizione, ascoltareItalian
- daya dengar, audisi, pendengaran, uji bakatMalay
- teste, ensaio, audiçãoPortuguese
- проба, прослушивание, слухRussian
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