Definitions for auditionɔˈdɪʃ ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a trial hearing or viewing of a performer, group, act, etc., as for casting or employment.
a reading or other simplified rendering of a theatrical work.
the act, sense, or power of hearing.
something that is heard.
(v.t.)to hear or view in an audition.
(v.i.)to compete in an audition.
Origin of audition:
1590–1600; (< MF) < L audītiō hearing
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
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.
Translations for audition
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a trial performance for an actor, singer, musician etc
She had an audition for a part in the television play.
- إخْتِبار الصَّوت في الغِناء أو الإلْقاءArabic
- audiçãoPortuguese (BR)
- das Vorsprechen/Vorsingen/VorspielenGerman
- گزینش هنری؛ آزمون هنر سنجیFarsi
- מִבְחַן בָּמָהHebrew
- próbaéneklés, próbajátékHungarian
- uji bakatMalay
- audition (prøvesang, –dans osv.)Norwegian
- گزینش هنری؛ آزمون هنر سنجیPersian
- اورونه، د غږ ازمیینهPashto
- audiţie; probăRomanian
- provsjungning, provspelning, auditionSwedish
- yetenek sınavıTurkish
- 試演Chinese (Trad.)
- проба, прослуховуванняUkrainian
- کسی فنکار کا فن کی آزمائشی اظہارUrdu
- thử giọngVietnamese
- 试演Chinese (Simp.)
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