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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: listener /ˈlɪs(ə)nə(r)/ 
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  1. 1
    someone who listens to the radio, or to a particular radio programme or radio station

    The show attracted over 3 million listeners in its first week.

    50 per cent of listeners to Radio 1 are aged between 15 and 25.

  2. 2
    someone who listens to a person speaking
    a good listener:

    The best doctors are also good listeners.

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