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  Definition of hearing
  1. the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
  2. (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  3. the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
  4. a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken; "the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
  5. the range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot"
  6. an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience"
Similar Words: listening, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modality, earshot, earreach, audience

 

Hyponyms: auscultation, relistening, rehearing, administrative hearing, competence hearing, fair hearing, quo warranto, ear, absolute pitch, perfect pitch, confirmation hearing

 

Derivational Morphology: listen, hear, take heed, heed, mind, try

 

 
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