audience · noun C /ˈɔːd.iː.əns/Full view
audience (GROUP)
B1 the people who sit and watch a performance at a theater, hall, outdoors, etc.
Dictionary examples:

There were a lot of children in the audience.

The audience was clearly enjoyed the performance.

Learner example:

All the [people in the] audience looked at me, I was very excited. The band called me, so I went to the stage and they started to play a very popular song. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)

audience (TYPE)
B2 the type of people who watch a particular TV show, read a particular book, etc.
Dictionary example:

This magazine is aimed at a teenage/young audience.

Learner example:

The above-mentioned restaurants are totally different from each other and suit completely different customers. Pasta, to begin with, is best suited [to a] younger audience. (First Certificate in English; B2; Swedish)

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