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performance

noun  us   /pərˈfɔr·məns/

performance noun (DOING)

[U] the act of doing something, such as your job: If the accident happened during the performance of his regular duties, he’s covered by disability insurance. [U] Performance also refers to how well an activity or job is done: With a record of 2 wins and 3 defeats, the team’s performance has been disappointing.
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