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"performer" in British English

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performernoun [C]

uk   /pəˈfɔː.mər/  us   /pɚˈfɔːr.mɚ/
  • performer noun [C] (ENTERTAIN)

B1 a ​person who ​entertainspeople by ​acting, ​singing, ​dancing, or ​playingmusic: He's a ​brilliant performer.

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(Definition of performer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"performer" in Business English

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performernoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​reasonableprice.star/top performer The ​clothingstore was the ​star performer in yesterday's ​interimresults.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 ​gradelevels, ​top performers were ​assigned more ​prestigiouspositions. a good/​strong performer a high/​outstanding performer a poor/​low/​weak performer
(Definition of performer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “performer”
in Arabic عارِض…
in Korean 연주자, 연기자…
in Portuguese ator, atriz, artista…
in Catalan actor, actriu, artista…
in Japanese 演奏者, 出演者, 上演者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 娱乐, 表演者, 演出者…
in Turkish sanatçı, oyuncu, icracı…
in Russian актер, исполнитель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 娛樂, 表演者, 演出者…
in Italian artista…
in Polish artyst-a/ka, wykonaw-ca/czyni…
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