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'performance' - used as a noun
1. a dramatic or musical entertainment
they listened to ten different performances
the play ran for 100 performances
the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity
2. the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
they criticised his performance as mayor
experience generally improves performance
3. the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal
an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto
4. process or manner of functioning or operating
they compared the cooking performance of each oven
the jet's performance conformed to high standards
5. any recognized accomplishment
they admired his performance under stress
when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe
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