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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.
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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.
Translations of “performer”
in Korean 연주자, 연기자…
in Arabic عارِض…
in Portuguese ator, atriz, artista…
in Catalan actor, actriu, artista…
in Japanese 演奏者, 出演者, 上演者…
in Italian artista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 娛樂, 表演者, 演出者…
in Russian актер, исполнитель…
in Turkish sanatçı, oyuncu, icracı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 娱乐, 表演者, 演出者…
in Polish artyst-a/ka, wykonaw-ca/czyni…
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