Definitions of hearing:
  • noun:   (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun:   the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
    Example: "His hearing was impaired"
  • noun:   a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken
    Example: "The investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
  • noun:   an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    Example: "They condemned him without a hearing"
  • noun:   the act of hearing attentively
    Example: "They make good music--you should give them a hearing"
  • noun:   the range within which a voice can be heard
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #40515)

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