Meaning of hearing

Definition of hearing

(adj) able to perceive sound
(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
an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience"
the range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot"
the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a 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"
the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"

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