Audience

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Audience

1. The persons who watch, listen to, or read a medium such as a television show or a magazine, or who are likely to do so.

2. The persons who are the targets of an advertising campaign, or the persons who have actually been exposed to it.
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The audience yelled its appreciation of Danny's display of sporting spirit.
It was only a few years before that time that any white man in the audience might have claimed me as his slave; and it was easily possible that some of my former owners might be present to hear me speak.
King Wallace was doing his turn and holding the audience spellbound.
When they wrote the play Norton and Sackville were law students at the Inner Temple, and from other law students during the following years came other plays, which were generally acted at festival seasons, such, as Christmas, at the lawyers' colleges, or before the Queen, though the common people were also admitted among the audience.
The temperature of the audience was rising to Blood Heat -- but the national sense of fair play was not boiled out of them yet.
The thread of the argument had been rudely broken, and the audience was restless and expectant.
The last act was a triumph for the hero, poor and of the masses, the representative of the audience, over the villain and the rich man, his pockets stuffed with bonds, his heart packed with tyrannical purposes, imperturbable amid suffering.
Kulan Tith need not permit the air of his audience chamber to be defiled by the heresies that issue from your polluted throat to judge you.
She had a marvelously flexible voice and wonderful power of expression; the audience went wild over her selection.
And then a man sprang to his feet in the audience, and raising his hand on high, cried: "Justice
So exalted was his reputation 'that,' says Downes, 'it has since been disputable among the judicious, whether any woman that succeeded him so sensibly touched the audience as he.
His audience applauded him--and so, for that time, the skirmish ended.