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"performance art" in British English

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performance artnoun [C or U]

uk   us  
a ​type of ​theatreentertainment in which the artist's ​personality and the way in which they ​create and ​developtheirideasformpart of the show
(Definition of performance art from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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performance artnoun [U]

 us   /pərˈfɔr·məns ˌɑrt/
art art that consists only of a ​person or ​groupperforming something and that does not ​existapart from when it is being ​performed
(Definition of performance art from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “performance art”
in Chinese (Simplified) 戏剧表演艺术…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戲劇表演藝術…
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