Meaning of “performance” - Learner’s Dictionary

performance

noun us uk /pəˈfɔːməns/
Extra Examples
He gave a highly polished performance.Please refrain from talking during the performance.Her performance was savaged by the critics.The actors all bowed after the performance.His TV show is very tame in comparison with his live performances.
ENTERTAINMENT [ C ]

B1 acting, singing, dancing, or playing music to entertain people:

a performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet
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.

(Definition of “performance” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)