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English definition of “perform”

perform

verb [I or T] (ENTERTAIN)    /pəˈfɔːm/ US  /pɚˈfɔːrm/
B1 to entertain people by dancing, singing, acting, or playing music: Thomas and Elisa performed a rousing duet for violin and piano. She composes and performs her own music. A major Hollywood star will be performing on stage tonight. The council plans to ban circuses with performing animals.Playing musicSinging in generalCelebrating and entertainingSinging in general
(Definition of perform verb (ENTERTAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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