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The ability to perceive sound; the sensation of sound as opposed to vibration.
Synonym(s): audition
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


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. audi·tioned, audi·tioning, audi·tions
To take part in a trial performance: auditioned for the role and got it.
To evaluate (a person) in a trial performance.
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The ability to perceive sound; the sensation of sound as opposed to vibration.
Synonym(s): audition.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Q. How do I make him listen? Hi, My kid is so irrespective and just we have diagnosed him with ADHD. He is just seven years old and makes fun of his friends. It seems that they do not like him. Also if he does not like anyone, he seems to be uncontrollable. He never listens to me. How do I make him listen? I am getting stressed due to this.

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Q. what is this immediate hearing loss???? I woke up yesterday and didnt hear anything, only very high tones in my left ear. I also feel nausious and dizzy. please tell me someone has experienced it and it goes away in a few days!!! I'm very scared to loose my hearing forever, it's been 24 hours that I'm almost deaf. thank you

A. Acute hearing loss can be caused due to an infection of the middle ear or internal ear that can cause dizziness nausea fever and vomiting as well. You should see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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As I've travelled to NATS events in a number of regions, I've had the opportunity to speak with members and understand many of the frustrations they have experienced with auditions. Some of them have longstanding traditions in their chapters, many of which no longer entirely serve the students or teachers, particularly as programs and interests have continued to develop.
In the past, auditions have been held at the ICC and NEC.
This year organisers have arranged the biggest-ever audition tour of Ireland and the UK looking for contestants for what remains the biggest talent show on these islands.
Unprepared auditions will take place throughout the afternoon with specific time slots per age group.
This eliminates the need to look for tapes, or even to really leave the workstation at all while working on auditions.”
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