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English definition of “performance”


noun [C or U] (ACTIVITY)    /pəˈfɔː.məns/ US  /pɚˈfɔːr-/
B2 how well a person , machine , etc. does a piece of work or an activity : Some athletes take drugs to improve their performance. High-performance cars (= those that are fast , powerful , and easy to control ) are the most expensive . This was a very impressive performance by the young player , who scored 14 points within the first ten minutes .Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of performance noun (ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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