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According to WordNet, the noun "hearing" has 6 sense(s).

108560785 the range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot".

101199697 (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.

100882159 the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing".

114484778 an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience".

107147267 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".

105657718 the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired".


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