audio-, aud-, audi-, audit- +
(Latin: hearing, listening, perception of sounds)
An audiophile also has a great desire to reproduce the sounds of live musical productions, and especially by being in a room with very good acoustics.
2. A systematic check or assessment: The efficiency or effectiveness of an organization or a process is accomplished by an audit that is typically carried out by an independent assessor.
3. In computer programming: a process used to detect accidental input or processing errors as well as fraud: Audits often use test data and special-purpose software.
4. In computer programming: a set of procedures which are established to ensure the quality and integrity of a data base: Audits also carry out the processes and procedures of ensuring the data base quality and integrity.
5. Etymology: from Latin auditus, "a hearing"; past participle of audire, "to hear".
It now stands for the official examination of business accounts, which were originally oral or spoken. The verb is from about 1557.
2. To examine and correct an official financial report; inspect: Mr. Smart was asked to audit, or to inspect, the accounts of the treasurer.
3. To scrutinize and evaluate something thoroughly: Mr. Goodman was an auditor and was appointed to audit and verify the correctness of the accounts regarding the property of the firm.
2. The sense or power of hearing (no plural form): Dr. Good told Jim that his audition was poor and that he should wear hearing aids.
An audition is the act of hearing or the sensation and perception of sounds produced by stimulation of nerve receptors in the ear.
2. To evaluate a person in a performance: The teacher auditioned a few students who wanted to play the main character in the stage play at school.