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English definition of “performance”

performance

noun     /pəˈfɔːməns/
ENTERTAINMENT [C] B1 acting , singing , dancing , or playing music to entertain people : a performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet Musical performancesSpectacles and performances
SUCCESS [U] B2 how successful someone or something is: The company's performance was poor for the first two years . Some athletes take drugs to improve their performance.Successful (things or people)
(Definition of performance noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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