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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
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