ю OED, Kauffman. Нет в ODCC,
DRP, XX-Rel. В церк. знач-ях нет в НБАРС.
OED: 1. a hearer, listener; one of an
audience 2. one who learns by oral instruction: an attendant on lectures, a
disciple; in Eccl. Hist. a
catechumen; cf. Audient 3.
(финансовый аудитор) 4.
one who listens in a judicial capacity and tries cases brought before him for
hearing; spec. the official presiding
in the archbishop's Audience Court (see Audience 3)
Kauffman: An official in an ecclesiastical
case who listens to the evidence and records it for his superior. (+)
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