audio-, aud-, audi-, audit- +
(Latin: hearing, listening, perception of sounds)
Also, "There are two sides to every question"; a plea for reason and fairness in discussions.
2. Capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard.
Nature has given us two ears, two eyes and just one tongue, to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.
Profanity makes ignorance audible.
2. The readership for printed matter, as for a book.
3. A body of adherents; a following. 4. A formal hearing, as with a religious or state dignitary.
5. An opportunity to be heard or to express one's views.
6. The act of hearing or attending to words or sounds.
7. An opportunity to be heard; chance to speak to or before a person or a group; a hearing or listening to.
8. A formal interview with a sovereign, high officer of government, or other high-ranking person: "She enjoyed having an audience with the pope."
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We have two ears and only one tongue so that we may hear more and speak less.
2. The part of television or movie equipment that has to do with sound; as opposed to the visual portion (video).
3. The broadcasting, reception, or reproduction of sound.
4. A sound signal: "We lost the audio during the radio broadcast."