performance

  • 21 Performance — This article is about performing arts. For other uses, see Performance (disambiguation). Performing arts Major forms Dance · Music · Opera · Theatre · Circus …

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  • 22 performance — per|form|ance [ pə fɔrməns ] noun *** 1. ) count the act of performing a play, dance, or other form of entertainment: performance of: The first performance of the opera was in 1936. give a performance: The school drama society will give a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23 Performance — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Performance », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Dans une compétition sportive, la… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 24 Performance — Einsatz; Auftritt (Theater); Spieleinsatz; Auftritt (Musik); Gig * * * Per|for|mance 〈[pərfɔ:məns] f.; , s [ sız]〉 1. 〈Theat.〉 Vorstellung, Aufführung (in der Art eines Happ …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 25 performance — noun 1 a) (C) an act of performing a play or a piece of music (+ of): Stern s performance of the Bruch concerto | give a performance: The orchestra will give two more performances this week. b) an occasion on which a play, piece of music etc is… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 26 performance — n. act of performing 1) to deliver. give, put on a performance 2) a breathtaking, inspired, superb; listless; uneven performance 3) a benefit; command; gala; live; repeat; request performance functioning of a machine 4) engine performance * * *… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 27 Performance — ► sustantivo femenino 1 América Rendimiento o actuación de una persona en determinado puesto, actividad o profesión. 2 Espectáculo en el que se combinan la música, la danza, el teatro y las artes plásticas. SINÓNIMO acción * * * performance (ingl …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 28 performance — noun 1) the evening performance Syn: show, production, showing, presentation, staging; concert, recital; informal gig 2) their performance of Mozart s concerto in E flat Syn: rendition, rendering, interpretation …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 29 performance — /pə fɔ:məns/ noun 1. the way in which someone or something acts ● Last year saw a dip in the company’s performance. ♦ the poor performance of the shares on the stock market the fall in the share price on the stock market ♦ as a measure of the… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 30 Performance —    Shamans are people who perform particular roles in communities. They are recognized and valued by those communities precisely for their abilities to perform such roles. Often, they are also performers in the sense that they conduct or lead… …

    Historical dictionary of shamanism

  • 31 performance — noun 1) the evening performance Syn: show, production, showing, presentation, staging, concert, recital; informal gig 2) their performance was excellent Syn: rendition, interpretation, playing …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 32 performance — n. 1 (usu. foll. by of) a the act or process of performing or carrying out. b the execution or fulfilment (of a duty etc.). 2 a staging or production (of a drama, piece of music, etc.) (the afternoon performance). 3 a person s achievement under… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 33 PERFORMANCE — n. f. T. de Sport Manière dont s’est comporté un cheval dans une course. Une remarquable performance. Les performances d’un cheval, Ses antécédents. Les parieurs, avant de jouer aux courses, étudient les performances des chevaux engagés. Il se… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 34 performance — Synonyms and related words: Philharmonic concert, accomplished fact, accomplishment, accordance, achievement, acquittal, acquittance, act, acta, acting, action, adherence, administration, adventure, agency, aping, appearance, attainment,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 35 performance — per·for·man·ce s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. spec. nello spettacolo e nello sport, prestazione, esibizione, spec. di particolare valore: la performance di un attore, di un atleta, di una squadra Sinonimi: esibizione, exploit. 2. estens.,… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 36 performance*/*/*/ — [pəˈfɔːməns] noun 1) [C] the act of performing a play, dance, or other form of entertainment The first performance of the opera was in 1936.[/ex] 2) [C/U] the standard of success that someone or something achieves A healthy diet can improve a… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 37 performance — /pəˈfɔməns/ (say puh fawmuhns) noun 1. a musical, dramatic or other entertainment. 2. the performing of ceremonies, or of music, or of a play, part, or the like. 3. execution or doing, as of work, acts, or feats. 4. a particular action, deed, or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 38 performance — [1] The general way a vehicle, machine, or material is able to accomplish its purpose. [2] The ability of a vehicle to accelerate and reach top speed. See engine performance tester high performance manufacturer s performance ratings …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 39 performance — Such a thorough fulfillment of a duty as puts an end to obligations by leaving nothing more to be done. Reid v Field, 83 Va 26, 32. The doing of the acts required by a contract at the time and place therefor and in the manner stipulated. 17 Am… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 40 performance — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the execution of an action b. something accomplished ; deed, feat 2. the fulfillment of a claim, promise, or request ; implementation 3. a. the action of representing a character in a play b. a public presentation or …

    New Collegiate Dictionary