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EN[pər.ˈfɔr.məns] [pə.ˈfɔː.məns] [pɚ.ˈfɔɹ.məns] [-ɔː(r)məns]
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  • A performance, in the performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers present one or more works of art to an audience. Usually the performers participate in rehearsals beforehand.
  • The means of expressing appreciation can vary by culture. Chinese performers will clap with the audience at the end of a performance; the return applause signals "thank you" to the audience.
  • Sometimes the dividing line between performer and the audience may become blurred, as in the example of "participatory theatre" where audience members get involved in the production.
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    Definition of performance in English Dictionary

  • NounPLperformancesPREper-SUF-ance
    1. The act of performing; carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action.
      1. the performance of an undertaking or a duty ‎
    2. That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; especially, an action of an elaborate or public character.
      1. A live show or concert.
        1. The amount of useful work accomplished estimated in terms of time needed, resources used, etc.
          1. Better performance means more work accomplished in shorter time and/or using fewer resources. ‎
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • His performance as an evil-tempered superpatriot earned him the National Society of Film Critics’ award for best supporting actor.
          • The factor conflict refers to affective aspects of biculturality whereas the factor distance includes learning and performance aspects of acculturation (Benet-Martinez & Haritatos 2005).
          • We further tested the analytical performance of spotted NF bioelectrodes, as shown in Fig.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The film is at once too Hollywood and too realistic. It is tied to genre conventions while stylistically following the new code of realism, especially with regard to mise-en-scène and performance.
          • “Jeremy outskated him right after he skated well,” Abbott’s coach, Tom Zakrajsek, said of Abbott’s short program after Lysacek’s strong performance.
          • … a “DWTS”-sanctioned bedazzled microphone for her performance.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ance
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          Source: Wiktionary
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          Grammatically, this word "performance" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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