address an audience


address an audience
give a speech before a group, lecture before an audience

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • audience — au‧di‧ence [ˈɔːdiəns ǁ ˈɒː , ˈɑː ] noun [countable] the number or kind of people who watch or listen to something that is broadcast on radio or television, or listen to a particular type of music: • The ad was broadcast on all major channels,… …   Financial and business terms

  • address — [ə dres′; ] for n. 2, 3, & 7, also [ a′dres΄] vt. [ME adressen, to guide, direct < OFr adresser < a , to + dresser < VL * directiare, to direct < L dirigere: see DIRECT] 1. to direct (spoken or written words) to someone 2. to speak to …   English World dictionary

  • Audience theory — is an element of thinking that developed within academic literary theory and cultural studies. With a specific focus on rhetoric, some, such as Walter Ong, have suggested that the audience is a construct made up by the rhetoric and the rhetorical …   Wikipedia

  • Address — Ad*dress ([a^]d*dr[e^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Addressed} ( dr[e^]st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Addressing}.] [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. [ a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audience — noun 1 group of people watching/listening to sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big, capacity, large, mass, packed, vast ▪ broad, diverse, wide …   Collocations dictionary

  • address — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 where you live/work ADJECTIVE ▪ home, private ▪ business ▪ contact ▪ Please leave a contact address. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • address — ad|dress1 W2S2 [əˈdres US əˈdres, ˈædres] n 1.) the details of the place where someone lives or works, that you use to send them letters, emails etc ▪ Please write your name and address on a postcard. ▪ What s your new address? ▪ I can give you… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • address — ad|dress1 [ ə dres, ædres ] noun count *** 1. ) the name of the place where you live or work, including the house or office number and the name of the street, area, and town. It may also include a set of numbers, called a zip code in American… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • address — I UK [əˈdres] / US / US [ˈædres] noun [countable] Word forms address : singular address plural addresses *** 1) the name of the place where you live or work, including the house or office number and the name of the street, area, and town. It may… …   English dictionary

  • address — n. & v. n. 1 a the place where a person lives or an organization is situated. b particulars of this, esp. for postal purposes. c Computing the location of an item of stored information. 2 a discourse delivered to an audience. 3 skill, dexterity,… …   Useful english dictionary


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