Translation of "performance" - English-Traditional 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. 有些運動員為了提升表現而服用藥物。
High-performance cars (= those that are fast, powerful, and easy to control) are the most expensive. 性能卓越的汽車價格最高。
This was a very impressive performance by the young player, who scored 14 points within the first ten minutes. 那位年輕球員的表現十分出色,在開賽10分鐘內就得了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" 上演的亞瑟•米勒的戲劇《激情年代》
She gave a superb performance as Lady Macbeth. 她出色地扮演了馬克白夫人。
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! 成何體統!請別再大喊大叫了!
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. 警方希望避免去年慶典演變成暴動的事件再次發生。

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