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English definition of “perform”

perform

verb
 
/pərˈfɔrm/
B1 to act, sing, dance, or play music for other people to enjoy: The orchestra will perform music by Mozart.
formal to do a job or a piece of work: Surgeons performed the operation in less than two hours.
to succeed or not succeed: Neither company has performed well this year.
(Definition of perform from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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