audition (n.) 1590s, "power of hearing," from M.Fr. audicion "hearing (in a court of law)," from L. auditionem (nom. auditio) "a hearing, listening to," noun of action from pp. stem of audire "hear" (see AUDIENCE (Cf. audience)). Meaning "trial for a performer" first recorded 1881; the verb in this sense is 1935, from the noun. Related: Auditioned; auditioning.

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