hearing /ˈhirɪŋ/ noun
plural hearings
plural hearings
Learner's definition of HEARING
[noncount] : the sense through which a person or animal is aware of sound : the ability to hear
see also hard of hearing at 1hard
[noncount] : the distance within which someone's voice can be heard
[count] : an opportunity to explain why you did, said, or believe something usually singular
[count] : a meeting or session at which evidence and arguments about a crime, complaint, etc., are presented to a person or group who will have to decide on what action should be taken