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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin audītōrius (pertaining to a hearer or hearing), from audiō (to hear) +‎ -tōrius (-tory, adjectival suffix).

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auditory (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing.
    Synonyms: otic, acoustic, aural, auricular
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Etymology 2 edit

From Latin audītōrium (the place where something is heard; the assembled hearers) +‎ -y.

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auditory (plural auditories)

  1. (archaic) Synonym of audience.
  2. (archaic) Synonym of auditorium.
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