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Audience

 

(1) An official personal reception by the head of state (king, president), Roman pope, and the like.

(2) In international law, the reception by the head of state for the chief of a diplomatic mission, as well as for the chief of a foreign mission or of an international organization which is located in the given state. The chiefs of diplomatic missions and special missions, regardless of their class or rank, have the right to an audience. Moreover, an audience, as a rule, is given when credentials or letters of recall are presented or upon the request of the chief of a mission or of a special mission.

What does it mean when you dream about an audience?

If the dreamer is in front of an audience, this could reflect a situation in one’s environment in which one feels that one is attracting more attention than usual. It could also represent anxiety about being exposed. If one dreams about being in an audience, one might be witnessing something about oneself or some aspect of one’s life.

References in classic literature ?
What the audience neglected to see was the deep chest.
Right here, perhaps, I ought to add that I make it a rule never to go before an audience, on any occasion, without asking the blessing of God upon what I want to say.
She was an interested party in what seemed a death-struggle--was not one of the fighters her Joe?--but the audience understood and she did not.
The one member of the audience who looked at her and listened to her coldly, was her elder sister.
"I beg pardon--Ladies, Gentlemen, and Children--I must apologize, I had inadvertently omitted a considerable section of this audience" (tumult, during which the Professor stood with one hand raised and his enormous head nodding sympathetically, as if he were bestowing a pontifical blessing upon the crowd), "I have been selected to move a vote of thanks to Mr.
This force operated mainly not through writers for popular audiences, like the authors of most Moralities and Interludes, but through men of the schools and the universities, writing for performances in their own circles or in that of the Court.
A few moments later Kulan Tith indicated that the audience was at an end, and at Thuvan Dihn's invitation I accompanied the Jeddak of Ptarth to his own apartments, where we sat until daylight, while he listened to the account of my experiences upon his planet and to all that had befallen his daughter during the time that we had been together.
She was so pale that Diana and Jane, down in the audience, clasped each other's hands in nervous sympathy.
And then a man sprang to his feet in the audience, and raising his hand on high, cried: "Justice!
The two young fellows not having elbow-room in the pit, clambered on to the stage, and fought there, to the greater comfort of the audience, and with a more excited fury on the part of the combatants.
The lower order of the audience, eager for amusement, put their own humorous construction on the young lady's action.
And yet, let me add finally, never have I been so appalled and shocked by the world's cruelty as have I been appalled and shocked in the midst of happy, laughing, and applauding audiences when trained-animal turns were being performed on the stage.