Translation of "performance" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /pəˈfɔː.məns/ us /pɚˈfɔːr.məns/

performance noun (ACTIVITY)

B2 [ C or U ] how well a person, machine, etc. does a piece of work or an activity

Some athletes take drugs to improve their performance. 有些运动员为了提高成绩而服用药物。
High-performance cars (= those that are fast, powerful, and easy to control) are the most expensive. 性能卓越的车价格最高。
This was a very impressive performance by the young player, who scored 14 points within the first ten minutes. 那位年轻球员的表现十分出色,在开场10分钟内就得了14分。

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performance noun (ENTERTAINMENT)

B1 [ C ] the action of entertaining other people by dancing, singing, acting, or playing music

a performance of Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible" 上演的阿瑟•米勒的戏剧《炼狱》
She gave a superb performance as Lady Macbeth. 她出色地扮演了麦克白夫人。
a performance mainly UK informal

an action or type of behaviour that involves a lot of attention to detail or to small matters that are not important

Cleaning the oven is such a performance. 清理烤箱真是一件苦差。
What a performance! Please stop shouting! 像什么样子!请别再大喊大叫了!
a repeat performance

an occasion when an event or a situation happens again

The police hope to avoid a repeat performance of last year, when the festivities turned into rioting. 警察希望避免去年庆典变成暴乱的事件再次发生。

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(Translation of “performance” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)