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performance /pɚˈfoɚməns/ noun
plural performances
performance
/pɚˈfoɚməns/
noun
plural performances
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
: 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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