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performer

noun [C]
 
 
/pəˈfɔːmər/
FINANCE a product, business, investment, etc. when it is judged by how well it operates, how much profit it makes, etc. compared to others: best/worst performer Retail shares were among the best performers of the day.good/solid/strong performer It's a well-designed, solid performer for a reasonable price.star/top performer The clothing store was the star performer in yesterday's interim results.low/weak/poor performer Consumer products were the weakest performer with profits 4% ahead.
HR a person when they are judged by how well they are doing their job: star/top performer Although two employees could be of the same grade levels, top performers were assigned more prestigious positions. a good/strong performer a high/outstanding performer a poor/low/weak performer
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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