Meaning of “the performing arts” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “the performing arts” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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performing artsplural noun

us /pərˈfɔr·mɪŋ ˈɑrts/

acting, singing, dancing, and other forms of public entertainment:

Season tickets to the theater are a perfect gift for someone who loves the performing arts.

(Definition of “performing arts” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)