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EN[pər.ˈfɔrm] [pə.ˈfɔːm] [pɚ.ˈfɔɹm] [-ɔː(ɹ)m]
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    Definition of perform in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGperformsPRperformingPT, PPperformedPREper-SUF-form
    1. To do something; to execute.
      1. Turbines have been around for a long time—windmills and water wheels are early examples. The name comes from the Latin turbo, meaning vortex, and thus the defining property of a turbine is that a fluid or gas turns the blades of a rotor, which is attached to a shaft that can perform useful work.
    2. To do something in front of an audience, often in order to entertain it.
      1. She will perform in the play.   The magician performed badly – none of his tricks worked.   The string quartet performed three pieces by Haydn. ‎
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The mean boss would have mercy on the marginally performing employee, except he was in a foul mood today and decided to say what he really thought of her.
      • Serial ultrasounds and fundoscopic examinations performed during and before treatment were normal.
      • Counting was performed in a sample-blinded fashion and expressed as % of 200 counted cells ( D ) and mean of the number of immunodecorated structures per cell ( E ).
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Performing a curiously melancholy, undulating developpe, the dancers point their legs at each other like accusing fingers.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • In these patients a biliodigestive anastomosis (n = 1), a pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (n = 1) and a diagnostic lymphonodectomy (n = 1) were performed.
      • If necessary, a facetectomy or pediculectomy was also performed.
      • Extraconal and intraconal fat excision was also performed.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
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    1. en performed
    2. en performing
    3. en performance
    4. fr performance
    5. en performer
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    Grammatically, this word "perform" is a verb.
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