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English definition of “perform”

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
(Definition of perform verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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