Translation of audience in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈɔːdiəns/


  • 1 c (at play, film) público (m), espectadores (mpl); (at concert, lecture) auditorio (m), público (m); [TV] audiencia (f), telespectadores (mpl) are there any teachers in the audience? ¿hay algún profesor entre el público? how will American audiences react to the play? ¿cómo reaccionará el público americano ante la obra? the singer appeals to younger audiences el cantante atrae a un público más joven he had a captive audience in me no tuve más remedio que escucharlo the fight attracted a sizeable audience la pelea atrajo a un buen número de espectadores recorded before a live audience grabado en vivo or con público the book appealed to a wide audience el libro era de interés para muchos tipos de lectores (before n) audience participation participación (f) del público audience rating índice (m) de audiencia
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    • Oddly, for the first time all year, the meeting had a public audience.
    • Scheduled to be released in April, this is one film which will entertain audiences not in theatres but in school halls.
    • I never understood the screaming hysteria, swooning, and sobbing that seem conventional behaviour for thronging female audiences at big rock concerts.
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    • What is it that makes Fox News work so well at attracting a big audience on television but not online?
    • He has a proven track record in developing innovative, award winning programmes which the BBC audiences love.
    • And programme promoters say they're attracting growing television audiences, which now stand at over 800,000.
  • 2 2.1 c (interview) audiencia (f) (before n) audience chamber sala (f) de audiencias 2.2 u [Law] audiencia (f)
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    • His meals begin with breakfast at 8am, after which he goes to his study for two hours of reading and writing, followed by two hours of formal audiences before lunch.
    • No other of the Enlightened Despots was more fond than Gustav of the time-wasting rituals of court life, the levees, formal audiences and ceremonial entries and exits.
    • Pope John Paul II dedicated his weekly general audience at the Vatican to commemorate the attacks.
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    • He did not have a right of audience in relation to the hearing on 9 September 2002.

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