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  1. per·for·mance
    IPA[pərˈfôrməns]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: performance, plural noun: performances

    • noun

      an act of presenting a play, concert, or other form of entertainment:

      an act of performing a dramatic role, song, or piece of music:

    • noun

      the process of evaluatiing of the quality or capability of a product:

      the process of evaluating of the heritable characteristics of a farm animal or cultivated crop:

    • noun

      extreme nervousness experienced before or during participation in an activity taking place in front of an audience:

      nervousness experienced before or during sexual activity, typically affecting one's ability to have successful or satisfactory sex.

    • noun

      a performance of a piece of music written for an opera, ballet, religious service, etc., at a concert without the accompanying dramatic action, dance, or liturgy.

      a performance of a piece of music at a live concert.

    • noun

      an art form that combines visual art with dramatic performance:
    • noun

      a presentation of a play, concert, opera, or other show at the request of royalty.
    • noun

      a bond issued by a bank or other financial institution, guaranteeing the fulfillment of a particular contract.
    • noun

      the performance of a contractual duty, as ordered in cases where damages would not be adequate remedy.
    • noun

      a person who composes and performs poetry as a dramatic monologue or exchange, often involving improvisation:
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