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performance British & World English

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

performance English Thesaurus

there are two evening performances

non-performance British & World English

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

performance art British & World English

An art form that combines visual art with dramatic performance

performance bond British & World English

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

performance poetry British & World English

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

command performance British & World English

(In the UK) a presentation of a play, concert, film, or other show at the request of royalty, who usually attend

concert performance British & World English

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

performance-enhancing British & World English

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

performance testing British & World English

The evaluation of a person’s mental or manual ability

specific performance British & World English

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

key performance indicator British & World English

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

linguistic performance in performance British & World English

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

Royal Command Performance in command performance British & World English

(In the UK) a presentation of a play, concert, film, or other show at the request of royalty, who usually attend


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