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performance US English

An act of staging or presenting a play, concert, or other form of entertainment

performance US Thesaurus

the evening performance

performance art US English

An art form that combines visual art with dramatic performance

performance bond US English

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

performance poetry US English

A form of poetry intended to be performed as a dramatic monologue or exchange and frequently involving extemporization

command performance US English

A presentation of a play, concert, opera, or other show at the request of royalty

concert performance US English

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

performance capture US English

Another term for motion capture.

performance-enhancing US English

Denoting or relating to a substance, typically one banned for use in competitive events, that is taken by an athlete to improve their performance

performance testing US English

The evaluation of a person’s mental or manual ability

specific performance US English

The performance of a contractual duty, as ordered in cases where damages would not be adequate remedy

key performance indicator US English

A quantifiable measure used to evaluate the success of an organization, employee, etc., in meeting objectives for performance

nonperformance US English

Failure or refusal to perform or fulfill a condition, promise, etc.

linguistic performance in performance US English

An individual’s use of a language, i.e., what a speaker actually says, including hesitations, false starts, and errors