Performance

  • 1 performance — [ pɛrfɔrmɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1839; mot angl. , de l a. fr. parformance (XVIe), de parformer « accomplir, exécuter » 1 ♦ Résultat chiffré obtenu dans une compétition (par un cheval, un athlète). Les performances d un champion. Performance homologuée.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 performance — per·for·mance n 1: work done in employment unsatisfactory performance 2 a: what is required to be performed in fulfillment of a contract, promise, or obligation substituted a new performance in novation of the contract b: the fulfillment of a… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Performance — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Mimo y Pintura …

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  • 4 performance — per‧form‧ance [pəˈfɔːməns ǁ pərˈfɔːr ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] FINANCE the degree to which a company, investment, financial market etc is profitable: • The company is showing strong performance and doing considerably better than the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Performance — [pə fɔ:məns] (englisch für ‚Durchführung‘, ‚Aufführung‘, ‚Darstellung‘, ‚Leistung‘) bezeichnet: Performance (Kunst), eine Form der Aktionskunst Leistung (Informatik), das Zeitverhalten von Programmen (Software) und Geräten (Hardware) in der… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 performance — Voz inglesa usada con frecuencia en español, especialmente en los países de América del Sur. Es anglicismo evitable, pues en todos los casos pueden encontrarse términos españoles de sentido equivalente: a) Cuando significa ‘resultado obtenido en… …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 7 Performance — Per*form ance, n. The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty. [1913 Webster] Promises are not binding where the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 performance — 1530s, carrying out of a promise, duty, etc., from PERFORM (Cf. perform) + ANCE (Cf. ance). Meaning a thing performed is from 1590s; that of action of performing a play, etc. is from 1610s; that of a public entertainment is from 1709. Performance …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 performance — /pə fɔ:məns/, it. /per formans/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) perform compiere, eseguire ], usato in ital. al femm., invar. 1. a. [resa in una competizione, in una gara, anche non sportiva: una p. di rilievo ] ▶◀ prestazione, prova, risultato,… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 10 performance — noun 1 sth performed ADJECTIVE ▪ live ▪ public ▪ evening, matinee ▪ amateur, professional ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 performance — per|form|ance W1S3 [pəˈfo:məns US pərˈfo:r ] n 1.) a) when someone performs a play or a piece of music performance of ▪ Stern s performance of the Bruch concerto ▪ The orchestra will give two more performances this week. ▪ This evening s… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 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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  • 13 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

  • 14 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

  • 15 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

  • 16 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

  • 17 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

  • 18 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

  • 19 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)

  • 20 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,… …

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