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performer

noun [C] uk   /pəˈfɔː.mər/ us    /pɚˈfɔːr.mɚ/

performer noun [C] (ENTERTAIN)

B1 a person who entertains people by acting, singing, dancing, or playing music: He's a brilliant performer.Actors and performersEntertainers in general

performer noun [C] (DO)

If you are a particular type of performer, you are able to do the stated thing well or badly: The British boat was the star performer in the race.Successful (things or people)
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