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Meaning of "performance" in Essential American English Dictionary

performance

noun   /pərˈfɔr·məns/
B1 acting, singing, dancing, or playing music for other people to enjoy: a performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet
[no plural] how successful someone or something is: The company’s performance was poor for the first two years.
(Definition of performance from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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