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Engelsk substantiv: performance

1. performance (om kommunikasjon) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)public presentation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkshow


Mere spesifikke uttrykkact, 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 spesifikke uttrykkcoda, 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 spesifikke uttrykkdemonstration, presentation, presentment


Mere spesifikke uttrykkconjuration, 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 spesifikke uttrykkacting, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction


Mere spesifikke uttrykklinguistic 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 spesifikke uttrykkaccomplishment, achievement


Mere spesifikke uttrykkoverachievement, underachievement

5. performance (om prosess) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)functioning, operation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphysical process, process









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