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performance/pɚˈfoɚməns/noun
pluralperformances
performance
/pɚˈfoɚməns/
noun
pluralperformances
Learner's definition of PERFORMANCE  
[count] 
: an activity (such as singing a song or acting in a play) that a person or group does to entertain an audience— sometimes used figuratively
   b : the way an actor performs a part in a play, movie, etc.
somewhat formal : the act of doing a job, an activity, etc.
[noncount]
[singular]
: how well someone or something functions, works, etc.: how well someone or something performs
[count]
[noncount]
— see also high performance
[singular]British, informal : an act that requires a lot of time and effort
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