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au·di·tion

 (ô-dĭsh′ən)
n.
1. A trial performance, as by an actor, dancer, or musician, to demonstrate suitability or skill.
2. The sense or power of hearing.
3. The act of hearing.
v. au·di·tioned, au·di·tion·ing, au·di·tions
v.intr.
To take part in a trial performance: auditioned for the role and got it.
v.tr.
To evaluate (a person) in a trial performance.

[Latin audītiō, audītiōn-, from audītus, past participle of audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

audition

(ɔːˈdɪʃən)
n
1. a test at which a performer or musician is asked to demonstrate his ability for a particular role, etc
2. (Physiology) the act, sense, or power of hearing
vb
to judge by means of or be tested in an audition
[C16: from Latin audītiō a hearing, from audīre to hear]

au•di•tion

(ɔˈdɪʃ ən)

n.
1. a trial hearing or viewing of a performer, group, act, etc., as for casting or employment.
2. a reading or other simplified rendering of a theatrical work.
3. the act, sense, or power of hearing.
4. something that is heard.
v.t.
5. to hear or view in an audition.
v.i.
6. to compete in an audition.
[1590–1600; (< Middle French) < Latin audītiō hearing]
au•di′tion•er, n.

audition


Past participle: auditioned
Gerund: auditioning

Imperative
audition
audition
Present
I audition
you audition
he/she/it auditions
we audition
you audition
they audition
Preterite
I auditioned
you auditioned
he/she/it auditioned
we auditioned
you auditioned
they auditioned
Present Continuous
I am auditioning
you are auditioning
he/she/it is auditioning
we are auditioning
you are auditioning
they are auditioning
Present Perfect
I have auditioned
you have auditioned
he/she/it has auditioned
we have auditioned
you have auditioned
they have auditioned
Past Continuous
I was auditioning
you were auditioning
he/she/it was auditioning
we were auditioning
you were auditioning
they were auditioning
Past Perfect
I had auditioned
you had auditioned
he/she/it had auditioned
we had auditioned
you had auditioned
they had auditioned
Future
I will audition
you will audition
he/she/it will audition
we will audition
you will audition
they will audition
Future Perfect
I will have auditioned
you will have auditioned
he/she/it will have auditioned
we will have auditioned
you will have auditioned
they will have auditioned
Future Continuous
I will be auditioning
you will be auditioning
he/she/it will be auditioning
we will be auditioning
you will be auditioning
they will be auditioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been auditioning
you have been auditioning
he/she/it has been auditioning
we have been auditioning
you have been auditioning
they have been auditioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been auditioning
you will have been auditioning
he/she/it will have been auditioning
we will have been auditioning
you will have been auditioning
they will have been auditioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been auditioning
you had been auditioning
he/she/it had been auditioning
we had been auditioning
you had been auditioning
they had been auditioning
Conditional
I would audition
you would audition
he/she/it would audition
we would audition
you would audition
they would audition
Past Conditional
I would have auditioned
you would have auditioned
he/she/it would have auditioned
we would have auditioned
you would have auditioned
they would have auditioned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audition - the ability to hearaudition - the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
auditory system - the sensory system for hearing
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
ear - good hearing; "he had a keen ear"; "a good ear for pitch"
absolute pitch, perfect pitch - the ability to identify the pitch of a tone
2.audition - a test of the suitability of a performeraudition - a test of the suitability of a performer
trial, run, test - the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
screen test - a filmed audition of an actor or actress
Verb1.audition - perform in order to get a roleaudition - perform in order to get a role; "She auditioned for a role on Broadway"
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
perform - give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
read - audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role; "He is auditioning for `Julius Caesar' at Stratford this year"

audition

noun test, screen test They gave him the role after hearing him perform just once in audition.

audition

noun
1. The sense by which sound is perceived:
2. A chance to be heard:
Translations
إخْتِبار الصَّوت في الغِناء أو الإلْقاءاِخْتِبار
konkurskonkurz
prøve
koe-esiintyminen
audicija
próbaénekléspróbajáték
áheyrnarpróf
オーディション
오디션
perklausa
noklausīšanās
auditionopptaksprøveprøvespilleprøvespilling
konkurz
provspelning
การทดสอบการแสดง
ses sınavıyetenek sınavı
buổi thử giọng

audition

[ɔːˈdɪʃən]
A. N (Theat, Cine, TV) → prueba f, audición f
to give sb an audition (Theat) → hacer una prueba a algn, ofrecer una audición a algn
B. VI he auditioned for the parthizo una prueba or audición para el papel
C. VThacer una prueba a, hacer una audición a
he was auditioned for the partle hicieron una prueba or audición para el papel

audition

[ɔːˈdɪʃən]
n (for play, film, orchestra)audition f
vi (for play, film, orchestra)auditionner
to audition for sth → auditionner pour qch
vt [+ person] (for play, film, orchestra)auditionner

audition

n (Theat) → Vorsprechprobe f; (of musician)Probespiel nt; (of singer)Vorsingen nt; she was asked for auditionsie wurde zum Vorsprechen/Probespiel/Vorsingen eingeladen
vtvorsprechen/vorspielen/vorsingen lassen
vivorsprechen/vorspielen/vorsingen

audition

[ɔːˈdɪʃn]
1. n (Theatre) → audizione f (Cine) → provino
2. vtfare un'audizione (or un provino) a
3. vifare un'audizione (or un provino)

audition

(oːˈdiʃən) noun
a trial performance for an actor, singer, musician etc. She had an audition for a part in the television play.

audition

اِخْتِبار konkurs prøve Vorspielen ακρόαση audición koe-esiintyminen audition audicija audizione オーディション 오디션 auditie audition przesłuchanie audição, teste de representação прослушивание provspelning การทดสอบการแสดง ses sınavı buổi thử giọng 试听
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