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I've heard some people say the word audiences in conversation. How does audiences differ from audience and when do you use it?

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    First, look up the word in an online dictionary. If the meaning is still unclear between audience and audiences then you can edit your post and ask for clarification, explaining why you are confused. This is a "general reference" question. You're on the Internet, use it. – Mari-Lou A Sep 16 '14 at 8:00
  • Related:english.stackexchange.com/questions/58692/… – user66974 Sep 16 '14 at 8:37
  • @Mari-LouA I did that before I was posting here.I wasn't clear with examples which had been given there. – Praveen Kadambari Sep 16 '14 at 9:44
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    @PraveenKadambari you can edit your question, include the examples which confused you and say why you haven't got the gist of things. It's perfectly fine to ask these type of questions, but we can't possibly know "why" you are having difficulties. – Mari-Lou A Sep 16 '14 at 15:45
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Audience is a single group of people that are participating in watching a performance. Audiences is more than one group watching a performances: e.g., Audiences around the world enjoyed the stunning performance of the recent online musical. If you want to talk about plurals within a single audience, you can say audience members.

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