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outperformverb [T]

uk   /ˌaʊt.pəˈfɔːm/  us   /-pɚˈfɔːrm/
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outperformverb [T]

 us   /ˌɑʊt·pərˈfɔrm/
to ​performbetter or do ​better than someone or something: Technology ​stocks are outperforming the ​rest of the ​market.
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outperformverb

uk   us   /ˌaʊtpəˈfɔːm/
[I or T] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE if ​shares, ​bonds, etc. outperform, or if they outperform a particular ​stockmarket or ​financialmarket, they ​produce more ​money for ​investors than other ​shares, ​bonds, etc. of a similar ​type: Commodities ​futures have ​produced better ​annualreturns than ​stocks and outperformed ​bondseven more. In the ​shortterm, ​equities are ​higherrisk, but over the ​longterm they are less ​risky because they will outperform.outperform the (stock) market/index The latest Fortune ​survey of ​businessperformance in the US showed that new and diverse ​companies outperform the ​stockmarket.
[T] to be more ​successful than other ​companies or countries: Employment ​reports suggest that the US ​economy will outperform ​Europe in the months to come.outperform (your) competitors/rivals In ​order to ​achieve dramatic ​improvements and outperform ​competitors, a ​corporation often ​needs to make radical ​changes.
(Definition of outperform from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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