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The area or distance within which something can be heard
“No one ever made fun of my sister, at least within my hearing, again.”
An act of listening to evidence in a court of law or before an official, especially a trial before a judge without a jury
“In the case of a continuing wrong done to him a prisoner could expect that a hearing in judicial review proceedings could be obtained with little delay.”
The faculty of perceiving sounds
“Although suffering from poor vision, its sense of hearing and smell is acute and of primary importance in locating food.”
The act by which something is heard
“We have got to work together as a Senate to give this qualified nominee a dignified hearing and a fair up-or-down vote.”
A formal question submitted to opposing party to answer, generally governed by court rule
A meeting of people face to face, especially for consultation
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A formal examination of evidence in a court, typically with a judge
A meeting of an official body to conduct its business
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Legal proceedings
Discerning what somebody is saying
Present participle for to perceive through the act of hearing
“I would hear voices whispering in and out of sleep, almost as though I were in a spiritual realm.”
Present participle for to be told or informed of
“I suspect we will hear more details concerning the incident as they unfold.”
(law) Present participle for to listen to and judge (a case or plaintiff)
“Three appeal court judges will hear the case as he launches his defense against the charges.”
Of, or relating to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing
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Types of senses
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