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'hearing'

Overview of noun hearing
1. hearing -- ((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)

2. hearing, audience -- (an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience")

3. earshot, earreach, hearing -- (the range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot")

4. listening, hearing -- (the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing")

5. hearing -- (a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken; "the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago")

6. hearing, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modality -- (the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired")


Overview of verb hear
1. hear -- (perceive (sound) via the auditory sense)

2. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see -- (get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted")

3. hear, try -- (examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California")

4. hear -- (receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from our son for five years")

5. listen, hear, take heed -- (listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision")


Overview of adj hearing

from tagged texts)

1. hearing -- (able to perceive sound)



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