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Engelsk navneord: performance

1. performance (om kommunikation) a dramatic or musical entertainment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey listened to ten different performances.
The play ran for 100 performances.
The frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)public presentation


Mindre specifikke termershow


Mere specifikke termeract, benefit, bit, concert, histrionics, number, pianism, play reading, premiere, recital, rendering, rendition, representation, routine, song and dance, spectacular, theatrical, theatrical performance, turn, world premiere


Omfatter disse specifikke termercoda, finale

2. performance (om handling) the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal.
An inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto.


Mindre specifikke termerdemonstration, presentation, presentment


Mere specifikke termerconjuration, conjuring trick, deception, dramatic performance, dramatic production, encore, extemporisation, extemporization, illusion, improvisation, interpretation, juggle, juggling, last hurrah, legerdemain, magic, magic trick, musical performance, one-night stand, program, programme, rendering, rendition, swan song, thaumaturgy, trick


Omfatter disse specifikke termeracting, performing, playacting, playing

3. performance (om handling) the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey criticised his performance as mayor.
Experience generally improves performance.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)carrying into action, carrying out, execution


Mindre specifikke termeraction


Mere specifikke termerlinguistic performance, mechanics, mechanism, officiation, specific performance

4. performance (om handling) any recognized accomplishment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey admired his performance under stress.
When Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe.


Mindre specifikke termeraccomplishment, achievement


Mere specifikke termeroverachievement, underachievement

5. performance (om proces) process or manner of functioning or operating


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe power of its engine determines its operation.
The plane's operation in high winds.
They compared the cooking performance of each oven.
The jet's performance conformed to high standards.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)functioning, operation


Mindre specifikke termerphysical process, process









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