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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 verb from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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