The people addressed by a message in any medium. The term includes listeners, readers of print, film/TV audiences, and users of information technology.
- the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment 2. [n] - a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performanceFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=audience
the person or persons receiving a speech or piece of writing
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Audience means the kind of reader or listener the text was intended for. As this is unlikely to be you, sadly you do need to attempt the near impossible and 'become' the intended reader. Always consider a text in this way or you will run the risk of 'misreading' it. Also, avoid being overly specific or informal when describing an audience`s likely ...Found on http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/grammar/main_files/definitionsa-m.htm
the readership whom the writer is addressing, the people who are being targeted by the article. e.g. young people, the elderly, an intelligent, sophisticated and articulate readership etc.
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In literature and drama, the hearers or spectators of an event, the readers of a book, or the people who regularly watch or listen to a particular television or radio programme. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
the people addressed by a text. The term refers to listeners, readers of books, film/TV audiences and users of information technology.
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[ French audience
, Latin audientia
, from audire
to hear. See Audible
The act of hearing; attention to sounds. « Thou, therefore, give due audience
, and attend. Milton.
» ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/144
a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance; `the audience applauded`; `someone in the audience began to cough`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=audience
• (a.) Admittance to a hearing; a formal interview, esp. with a sovereign or the head of a government, for conference or the transaction of business. • (a.) An auditory; an assembly of hearers. Also applied by authors to their readers. • (a.) The act of hearing; attention to sounds.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/audience/
(from the article `United States`) Art is made by artists, but it is possible only with audiences; and perhaps the most worrying trait of American culture in the past half century, ... The psychology and behaviour of a radio or television audience, which is composed principally of individuals in the privacy of their own homes, ... .....Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/a/123
audience 1. A group of spectators at a public event; listeners or viewers collectively, as in attendance at a theater or concert. 2. The readership for printed matter, as for a book. 3. A body of adherents; a following. 4. A formal hearing, as with a religious or state dignitary. 5. An opportunity to be heard or to express one's views. 6. The ac...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/248/
The number of people or households exposed to a vehicle, without regard to whether they actually saw or heard the material conveyed by that vehicle.
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Audience Magazine is an American literary quarterly founded in June, 2004 as an ezine. It first appeared in print in June, 2006 (and as an ezine). The Editor-in-Chief of Audience is M. Stefan Strozier and it is published by World Audience Publishers. Audience derives its name from a literary journal of the same name published (ha...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audience_(magazine)
Total number of individuals reached by a promotion or advertisement.Found on http://www.nmoa.org/Library/index.htm
The number and/or characteristics of the persons or households who are exposed to a particular type of advertising media or media vehicle. In a library this could be a certain number of people that attend a library program.Found on http://archive.ifla.org/VII/s34/pubs/glossary.htm
The people who view a film. Many films are produced with `particular` audiences in mind. For example, `adventures' or `thrillers' may not appeal to the romantically minded while mystery `whodunits' may not appeal to the `art film' audience. Other films are produced with the intention of appealing to as large a number of people as possible and are m...Found on http://www.allmovie.com/glossary/term/audience
In literature and drama, the hearers or spectators of an event, the readers of a book, or the people who regularly watch or listen to a particular television or radio programmeFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0097868.html
Advertiser`s defined target market.Found on http://www.chriswallcreative.co.uk/glossary.htm
Audience is a 1991 play by British playwright Michael Frayn. The play works on the idea that the characters in the play are actually watching the audience, expecting them to perform. The playwright of the `play` is also in the audience. The comedy ensues as Frayn holds a mirror up to the audience and they see their our own foibles as...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audience_(play)
An audience is a group of people who participate in a show or encounter a work of art, literature (in which they are called `readers`), theatre, music (in which they are called `listeners`), video games (in which they are called `players`), or academics in any medium. Audience members participate in different ways in different kinds of art; ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audience
An audience is a formal meeting that takes place between a head of state and another person at the invitation of the head of state. Often, the invitation follows a request for a meeting from the other person. Though sometimes used in republics to describe meetings with presidents, the term is more usually associated with monarchs ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audience_(meeting)
A class of entity for whom the resource is intended or usefulFound on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_history
The person(s) reading a text, listening to a speaker, or observing a performance.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22385
viewers, listeners and readers of a media text. A lot of media studies is concerned with how audience use texts and the effects a text may have on them. Also identified in demographic socio-economic categories.Found on http://brianair.wordpress.com/film-theory/glossary-of-media-terminology/
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