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Meaning of “perform” - Learner’s Dictionary

perform

verb
 
 
/pəˈfɔːm/
ENTERTAIN [I, T] B1 to entertain people by acting, singing, dancing, etc: She has performed all over the world. The orchestra will perform music by Mozart.Playing musicSinging in general
DO [T] formal B2 to do a job or a piece of work: In the future, many tasks will be performed by robots. Surgeons performed the operation in less than two hours.Performing a functionFunctioningActing and actsDealing with things or peopleFunctioningPerforming a function
perform well/badly, etc If something performs well, badly, etc, it works that way: These cars perform poorly at high speeds.Performing a functionFunctioningActing and actsDealing with things or peopleFunctioningPerforming a function
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